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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.
Shakespeare's memorial at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford, thought to be the other reliable image of Shakespeare.
Photographs of the church in Stratford where Shakespeare was baptized and buried.
A 1574 engraving of the city from Civitates Orbis Terrarum.
A rendering of Shakespeare's theater, built in 1599 and destroyed by fire in 1613.
The replica theater built in 1997 in London.
A 1598 edition of the play "presented before her Highness this last Christmas."
A 1598 copy of the play.
Title page of the 1609 collection of Shakespeare's poems.
Title page of Shakespeare's first published poem.
Hamlet, in stick figures. Yes.