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Book - The most excellent Historie of the Merchant of Venice
  • The most excellent Historie of the Merchant of Venice
    Shakespeare, William, born 1564 - died 1616
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The most excellent Historie of the Merchant of Venice

  • Object:

    Book

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed and published)
    London (printed and published)

  • Date:

    1600 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Shakespeare, William, born 1564 - died 1616 (author)

  • Museum number:

    Dyce 8975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Printed book, 4to.
STC 22296

Place of Origin

England (printed and published)
London (printed and published)

Date

1600 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Shakespeare, William, born 1564 - died 1616 (author)

Dimensions

Height: 201 mm binding, Width: 140 mm binding

Object history note

Rev. Alexander Dyce (1798-1869); Dyce Bequest in 1869.

Descriptive line

Book, The most excellent Historie of the Merchant of Venice. VVith the extreame crueltie of Shylocke the Iewe towards the sayd Merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh: and the obtayning of Portia by the choyce of three chests. As it hath beene diuers times acted by the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants, by William Shakespeare, London: Printed by I.R. for Thomas Heyes, 1600.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Books; National Art Library; Theatre; London

Collection

National Art Library

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