Posts tagged shakespeare
Permalink
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)

higher resolution

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
Permalink
Hermia: Emptying our bosoms of their counsel sweet.

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

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Hermia: Emptying our bosoms of their counsel sweet.

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

(Source: archive.org)

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

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

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Puck: How now, spirit! Wither wander you?

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

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Permalink
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.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

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.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, August 25, 2014
Permalink
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)

higher resolution

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
Permalink
Oberon: And make him with fair Ægle break his faith.

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

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Oberon: And make him with fair Ægle break his faith.

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

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, August 25, 2014
Permalink
Clown (sings): For the rain it raineth every day.

William Heath Robinson, from Shakespeare’s comedy of Twelfth night : or, What you will, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1908.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Clown (sings): For the rain it raineth every day.

William Heath Robinson, from Shakespeare’s comedy of Twelfth night : or, What you will, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1908.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, June 6, 2014
Permalink
Olivia: Well, come again to-morrow; fare thee well.

William Heath Robinson, from Shakespeare’s comedy of Twelfth night : or, What you will, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1908.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Olivia: Well, come again to-morrow; fare thee well.

William Heath Robinson, from Shakespeare’s comedy of Twelfth night : or, What you will, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1908.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, June 6, 2014