Plays of William Shakespeare prints
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents
This 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.
- Gravelot, Hubert François (1699-1773) (Engraver, Person)
Language of Materials
This collection contains materials in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.
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.
11.96 Linear Feet (7 Boxes)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on an unknown date by an Louise Griffiths.
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