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View in the north aisle showing Henry the 3rd monument, etc.

John Preston  Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

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View in the north aisle showing Henry the 3rd monument, etc.

John Preston Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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View in Edward the Confessor’s chapel.

John Preston  Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

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View in Edward the Confessor’s chapel.

John Preston Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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The west end of the nave.

John Preston  Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

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The west end of the nave.

John Preston Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Opening illustration to act IV.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by  William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Opening illustration to act IV.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Hermia: Emptying our bosoms of their counsel sweet.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by  William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

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Hermia: Emptying our bosoms of their counsel sweet.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Puck: How now, spirit! Wither wander you?

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by  William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

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Puck: How now, spirit! Wither wander you?

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Egeus: This man hath bewitch’d the bosom of my child.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by  William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

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Egeus: This man hath bewitch’d the bosom of my child.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

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Monday, August 25, 2014
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Lysander:… And she, sweet lady, dotes,
devoutly dotes, dotes in idolatry,
Upon this spotted and inconstant man.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by  William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

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Lysander:… And she, sweet lady, dotes,
devoutly dotes, dotes in idolatry,
Upon this spotted and inconstant man.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, August 25, 2014