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William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare
This is a Victorian copy of the Droeshout Portrait (or engraving) which appeared as the frontispiece for the title page of the first folio. Along with the statue on his funeral monument, it is one of only two works identifiable as a depiction of Shakespeare.
1882
London Metropolitan Archives
Granger Portrait Collection
Droeshout, Martin (1601-c.1650)
Droeshout, Martin (1601-c.1650)
photo-mechanical process
paper
portrait
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