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1814 – The Shakespeare Myths GrowTue 27 Jan 2015
In 1814 interest in the town of Shakespeare’s birth was growing. An important antiquarian at the time was Robert Bell Wheler who published ‘A Guide to Stratford-upon-Avon’ that year. We hold a collection of documents called the Wheler…
Upon the Anniversary of David Garrick’s Death on 20th January 1779Tue 20 Jan 2015
This post is by Dr Anjna Chouhan, Lecturer in Shakespeare Studies at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Widely lauded as one of the most talented, convivial, and influential actors of all time, David Garrick remains, to this day, an iconic global…
Bonds Between Frank Salisbury and the Henry FolgersSat 17 Jan 2015In 1926, the reserved Henry Clay Folger (1857–1930), CEO at Standard Oil Company of New York, uncharacteristically resolved to have large twin oil portraits made of him and his wife, Emily Jordan Folger (1858–1936). The paintings would hang in…
A Look Back and a Look Forward – Three Years of Shakespeare CallingMon 12 Jan 2015A Look Back and a Look Forward: Three Years of Shakespeare Calling By Ruby Jand It is now more than a month since I wrote anything for Shakespeare Calling, even longer since Hal and I finished reading The Tempest. I miss Shakespeare like a…