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Monday, 28 November 2016

A Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive

3000 Victorian Shakespeare Images!

With the blessings of its creator, we're pleased to share details of a very interesting new archive, created at the University of Cardiff.

Back in late August Michael Goodman launched his PhD project, The Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive ( It contains over 3000 illustrations from four of the most significant illustrated editions of Shakespeare's works in the Victorian period. All images have been tagged bibliographically and iconographically and there are numerous pathways through the archive.

More about the project:- a blogpost on
Introduction to the project on

Michael Goodman is a Research Assistant at Cardiff University's Digital Humanities Network School of English, Communication and Philosophy.

  • Cardiff University John Percival Building Colum Drive Cardiff  CF10 3EU
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  • Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive on Twitter:- @mikeygoodman1

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