The Works of Shakspere, with notes by Charles Knight (page 1/2)

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Images from The Works of Shakspere, with notes by Charles Knight, approx. 1873 (my copy lacks the full title page, unfortunately).

There is an entry in the Nuttall Encyclopædia for Charles Knight and another for William Shakespeare.

Title: The Works of Shakspere, with notes by Charles Knight

Author: Shakespeare, William

Date: 1873

Total items: 8

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[picture: Corner decoration: Owl with leaves and tree]

Corner decoration: Owl with leaves and tree

This pointilliste-style decoration would look fabulous on a letterhead or in a scrapbook; it was filling in one corner of a pate in an 1870s edition of Shakespeare’s plays. It [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Engraving detail: stripy feet]

Engraving detail: stripy feet

A detail from There Sleeps Titania showing the engraving technique. It is actually the knight’s feet, in his quasi-medieval shoes. [more...] [$]

[picture: There Sleeps Titania]

There Sleeps Titania

“From the Midsummer Night’s Dream.
R. Huskisson. Pinx.
Fred Heath. Sculp. [more...] [$]

[picture: There Sleeps Titania (detail without the frame)]

There Sleeps Titania (detail without the frame)

This is the central image from There Sleeps Titania, with the architectural arch removed. There is also a magnified detail so you can see more clearly the fabulous technique of one of the greatest engravers of the British school. [more...] [$]


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Images from The Works of Shakspere, with notes by Charles Knight, approx. 1873 (my copy lacks the full title page, unfortunately).

There is an entry in the Nuttall Encyclopædia for Charles Knight and another for William Shakespeare.


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