Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Image Details:
digital composite of two images
Source Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Source Title:
[Midsummer night’s dream] The comedy of A midsummer night’s dream / written by William Shakspere ; and arranged for representation at Daly’s Theatre, by Augustin Daly ; produced there for the first time, January 31, 1888.
Source Created or Published:
1888
Physical Description:
p. 45 and opposite
Source Call Number:
ART Flat c18
Digital Image File Name:
56245
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Hamnet Bib ID:
73369
Hamnet Holdings ID:
352466
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
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Creator (Hamnet):
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Uniform Title (Hamnet):
Midsummer night's dream
Title (Hamnet):
The comedy of A midsummer night's dream / written by William Shakspere ; and arranged for representation at Daly's Theatre, by Augustin Daly ; produced there for the first time, January 31, 1888.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
[New York] :
Creator or Publisher (Hamnet):
Privately printed for Mr. Daly,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
1888
Physical Description (Hamnet):
75 p., [5] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet):
Extra-illustrated with 86 photographs documenting the cast and scenery of Augustin Daly's 1888 production of A midsummer night's dream and 41 original costume designs, likely the work of Théophile Thomas, as well as 7 letters to Daly concerning the production, 7 broadsides and playbills for earlier (mostly American) productions, 2 programs for the Daly production printed on satin, 160 illustrations, and the text of the play in seven leaves from the second folio of 1632. Letters and costume design drawings cataloged separately. Leaves inlaid on larger paper (44 cm) by Augustus Toedteberg. Half leather binding with marbled paper boards; binder's stamp: Stikeman & Co. Included in the sale of Augustin Daly's collection, American Art Galleries, March 19, 1900 (cat. no. 730). Armorial bookplate (motto: Deus clypeus meus) of Livingston Ludlow Biddle.
Notes (Hamnet):
This is the ordinary paper issue. There is also large paper issue with spine height of 28 cm.
Notes (Hamnet):
With cast lists of the Park Theatre production on November 9, 1826 and the Daly's Theatre production.
Notes (Hamnet):
Photogravures of production at Daly's Theatre each printed in a different, single color.
Notes (Hamnet):
With facsimiles of the title-pages of the first quarto edition, 1600, and of a reprint of the first quarto edition.
Notes (Hamnet):
"Preface to the book of the play of A midsummer night's dream. By William Winter": p. [5]-16.
Subject (Hamnet):
Acting editions -- United States -- New York -- 19th century.
Subject (Hamnet):
Cast lists -- United States -- New York -- 19th century.
Subject (Hamnet):
Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance) -- 19th century. DFo
Subject (Hamnet):
Playbills -- United States -- New York -- 19th century. DFo
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Winter, William, 1836-1917.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Biddle, Livingston Ludlow, 1877-1959, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Toedteberg, Augustus, 1823 or 4-1909, associated name.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Company, printer.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Stikeman & Co., binder.
Call Number (Hamnet):
ART Flat c18

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