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Plays of William Shakespeare prints

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-106
The Plays of William Shakespeare prints collection contains 36 engravings of scenes from Shakespearean plays printed on silk, originally published in Sir Thomas Hamner's The Works of Shakespeare in 1744.

Dates

  • 1744

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The Plays of William Shakespeare prints collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Plays of William Shakespeare prints collection is under copyright.

Extent

11.96 Linear Feet (7 Boxes)

Overview

The Plays of William Shakespeare prints collection contains 36 engravings of scenes from Shakespearean plays printed on silk.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Thomas Hamner, editor of The Works of Shakespeare, in which the engravings were originally published, was born in 1677 and served as a members of the British parliament from 1701 to 1927. After his retirement, he edited his six volume work, illustrated with engravings by Hubert Francois Gravelot.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Plays of William Shakespeare prints collection was donated to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on an unknown date by an Louise Griffiths.
Title
Plays of William Shakespeare prints
Status
unprocessed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Special Collections repository

Contact:
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 USA