Folger call number: PR 2752 1802 copy 2 Sh.Col. vol.1 (before p.23,33,37,41,47,52)
Folger holdings ID: 339945
Accession Number: cs803
Artist: The label underneath the silhouettes reads as follows: 'H. Parnell Esq. (son of Sir Jn Parnell formerly Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ireland) delt.' The attributed artist, Henry Parnell, was a politician and economist. The entry for him in the DNB makes no mention of a hobby concerning silhouettes Black cut outs have been glued directly to the page, rather than being inlaid, and have been labeled as to character, act, scene and artist by the grangerizer George C. George. Each item has aso been labeled with a quotation from The tempest Provenance: Silhouettes have been added to the 1st volume of an extra illustrated copy of the 1802 Boydell edition of Shakespear's Works. For information on volume and provenance see record for Duval, A. View of Subject: The silhouettes are used to illustrate scenes in the text of The tempest and are labeled with quotations from the following: Act 1, Sc. 1; Act 2, Sc. 1 & 2; and Act 3, Sc. 1 & 2. The following characters are depicted: Ferdinand, Prospero, Antonio, Sebastian, Alonzo, Trinculo, Miranda and Caliban This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance
Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2010. Extending the Book (Copy 2)
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depiction: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
former owner: George, George C.