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William Shakespeare Images

Collected Works

Cover of the 1623 edition of Shakespeare's plays. The engraving by Martin Droeshout is considered one of only two accurate depictions of the playwright. Shakespeare's contemporary Ben Jonson swore it looked just like him.

Memorial Bust

Shakespeare's memorial at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford, thought to be the other reliable image of Shakespeare.

Holy Trinity Church

Photographs of the church in Stratford where Shakespeare was baptized and buried.

Shakespeare's London

A 1574 engraving of the city from Civitates Orbis Terrarum.

The Globe

A rendering of Shakespeare's theater, built in 1599 and destroyed by fire in 1613.

The New Globe

The replica theater built in 1997 in London.

Love's Labour's Lost

A 1598 edition of the play "presented before her Highness this last Christmas."

The Tragedie of King Richard the Second

A 1598 copy of the play.

Shake-Speares Sonnets

Title page of the 1609 collection of Shakespeare's poems.

"Venus and Adonis"

Title page of Shakespeare's first published poem.

Stick Figure Hamlet

Hamlet, in stick figures. Yes.

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