Shakespeare - Comedies, histories & tragedies - British Museum

Shakespeare - Comedies, histories & tragedies - British Museum

Richard Brome, from Five New Playes,1653. With its stark style and reference to the "Graver's strife," this page seems to deliberately echo the style of Shakespeare's portrait and Ben Jonson's verses about it in the First Folio.

Richard Brome, from Five New Playes,1653. With its stark style and reference to the "Graver's strife," this page seems to deliberately echo the style of Shakespeare's portrait and Ben Jonson's verses about it in the First Folio.

Francis Beaumont, from Comedies and Tragedies Written by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Gentlemen, 1647. (also see the pin for John Fletcher's portrait from this volume)

Francis Beaumont, from Comedies and Tragedies Written by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Gentlemen, 1647. (also see the pin for John Fletcher's portrait from this volume)

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