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Male actor in female costume.

Torii Kiyomitsu,  from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

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Male actor in female costume.

Torii Kiyomitsu, from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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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.

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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.

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Friday, June 6, 2014
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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.

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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.

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Friday, June 6, 2014
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Clown: No, sir, I live by the church.

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

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Clown: No, sir, I live by the church.

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

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Friday, June 6, 2014
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Viola: She pined in thought.

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

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Viola: She pined in thought.

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

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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Viola: Yet, a barful strife!
Whoe’er I woo, myself would be his wife.

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

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Viola: Yet, a barful strife!
Whoe’er I woo, myself would be his wife.

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

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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Valentine: But, like a cloistress, she will veiled walk.

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

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Valentine: But, like a cloistress, she will veiled walk.

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

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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Towards the close of day—Act I.

Professor Herkomer, from The magazine of art vol. 12, London, Paris, New York, Melbourne, 1889.

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Towards the close of day—Act I.

Professor Herkomer, from The magazine of art vol. 12, London, Paris, New York, Melbourne, 1889.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014