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Title: The dreams of the youthful Shakespeare.

Author-Creator: Westall, Richard, 1765-1836, artist.

Date: 1828

Call Number: Annuals B Bijo 1828 plate

Keywords: Annuals, Books, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Pictorial works., Dreams Pictorial works., Intaglio prints., Book illustrations., Westall, Richard, 1765-1836, artist.

Notes: “Published by William Pickering, Chancery Lane Sept. 1, 1827.” This plate appears facing p. [195] in Bijou, London, 1828 and accompanies the poem “The infant Shakespeare” on p. [195]-197.

Subject: Image of William Shakespeare as a child lying asleep on the grass near a stream. He is seen dreaming of characters that would fill his writings.

Related Names: Pickering, William, 1796-1854, publisher. Fox, Augustus, engraver.