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William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Title
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Date 
1838
Medium 
Plaster and paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 7 x 4 1/4 in. ( 20.6 x 17.8 x 10.8 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. George Adlard
Object Number 
1871.6
Marks 
inscriptions: on back: "Published Feb' 7, 1838/ By H. Jones". paper label: on back: "56 Bust of William Shakespeare./A cast from the Bust in Stratford Church, from the collection of George Daniel./Presented by George Adlard." inscribed: on back in ink: "Presented to the New York Historical Society by Geo. Adlard July (?) 1871"
Gallery Label 
This plaster bust was cast from the original located in Stratford Church (George Daniel collection).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group