Record number 05/819
Author Shakespeare, William, 1564 - 1616
Uniform Title[Works. 1843.] Selections.
TitleSongs Of Shakespeare, Illustrated By the Etching Club.
ImprintLondon: Printed By Gad & Keningale., MDCCCXLIII.
Physical DescriptionT.pl., [9] pl.; 580 mm.
Summary NoteThe nine plates illustrate: [1] Ariel's Song (from The Tempest); [2] Where The Bee Sucks (from The Tempest); [3] Under The Greenwood Tree (from As you like it); [4] The Forester's Song (from As you like it); [5] Autolycus's Song (from The Winter's Tale); [6] Drinking Song (from Othello); [7] The Song Of Poor Barbara (from Othello); [8] My lady Sweet, Arise (from Cymbeline); [9] Youth And Age (from The Passionate Pilgrim).
Responsibility NoteApart from the title-plate all plates are signed (all plates incorporate two images, and several carry two signatures). The signatures are those of C. Stonhouse, John Bell, H.J. Townsend, Thos. Creswick, Fredk. Tayler, T. Webster, John P. Knight, R. Redgrave, J.C. Horsley, C.W. Cope and Frank Stone.
SubjectGenre
English poetry - English drama - Songs - Great Britain - 16th century - 17th century
Illustrated books - Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564 - 1616, Works
ReferencesH. Hammerschmidt-Hummel, Die Shakespeare-Illustrationen (1594-2000), 3 v. (2003).

On the Etching Club see A. Fredericksen, The Etching Club of London [exhibition catalogue] (2002). Etching Club minutes and accounts (1838-92) are held at the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Binding Note19th-century half red morocco, red cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'The Songs Of Shakespeare Illustrated By The Etching Club - 1843' and 'R.A.'
Contributors Creswick, Thomas, R.A., 1811 - 1869, engraver
Bell, John, 1811 - 1895, engraver
Cope, Charles West, R.A., 1811 - 1890, engraver
Redgrave, Richard, R.A., 1804 - 1888, engraver
Tayler, John Frederick, 1806 - 1889, engraver
Townsend, Henry James, 1810 - 1890, engraver
Stonhouse, Charles, fl. 1833-1865, engraver
Horsley, John Callcott, R.A., 1817 - 1903, engraver
Webster, Thomas, R.A., 1800 - 1886, engraver
Knight, John Prescott, R.A., 1803 - 1881
Stone, Frank, A.R.A., 1800 - 1859
Gad and Kenningale. printer
The Etching Club
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