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Shakespeare in 100 Objects: Number 100: A ‘Fine Picture’

There has been a long pause since our last post in this 100 Objects series. This is because we’ve been busy creating a print publication – Shakespeare and the Stuff of Life: Treasures from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. If you have enjoyed...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 11 Jul 2016

Shakespeare in 100 Objects: Number 99, a Great Doom

The penultimate blog in the Shakespeare in 100 objects series by Richard Hemming who is an AHRC doctoral researcher in History at the University of Birmingham. ‘Up, up, and see The great doom’s image. Malcolm, Banquo, As from your graves rise up,...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 9 Oct 2014

Shakespeare’s World in 100 Objects, Number 98, a glovers pairing knife

Today’s blog is by Dr Elizabeth Sharrett who was awarded her PhD recently at the Shakespeare Institute! Mistress Quickly: Does he not wear a great round beard like a glover’s paring-knife? The Merry Wives of Windsor, 1.4.18-19 A glover’s pairing...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 25 Sep 2014

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: Number 97, Wattle and Daub

Today’s’ blog offers us a fascinating insight into the neighbourly habits of Shakespeare’s time and is by Stephanie Appleton, doctoral researcher in History at Birmingham. Nowadays we take for granted our right to privacy within our own homes. If...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 30 May 2014

Shakespeare’s World in 100 Objects: Number 96, a Close Stool

Today’s blog is by Elizabeth Sharrett, who is a doctoral researcher at the Shakespeare Institute, and takes a look at a subject that many will find comical but also fascinating. Costard: O, sir, you have overthrown Alexander the conqueror. You will...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 8 May 2014

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: Number 95, a Razor

Today’s blog is by Stephanie Appleton, Doctoral Researcher in History at the University of Birmingham. “Bottom: I must to the barber’s, monsieur, for methinks I am marvellous hairy about the face; and I am such a tender ass, if my hair do but tickle...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 14 Mar 2014

Shakespeare’s World in 100 Objects: Number 94, an Empire in a book

Today’s post is by Alexandra Hewitt, who is studying for the MA in Renaissance, Reformation and Early Modern Studies at the University of Birmingham. A map of Warwickshire by John Speed, 1611 “They say he is already in the Forest of Arden, and a many...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 4 Mar 2014

Shakespeare’s world in 100 objects : Number 92, a Momento Mori Seal Blog

Today’s blog is by Stephanie Appleton, doctoral researcher in the History Department and whose doctoral research examines domestic and community life in early modern Stratford-upon-Avon. ‘Bardolph: Why, Sir John, my face does you no harm. Falstaff:...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 24 Jan 2014

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: Number 91, a book of beasts

This blog about Edward Topsell’s The History of Foure-Footed Beasts is from Victoria Jackson, Doctoral Candidate in the History Department, University of Birmingham. When the ghost of Banquo appears in Macbeth’s seat at the table in the ill-fated...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 18 Dec 2013

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: Number 90, Horn Corns

This post was written by Jamie Weisz, a third year undergraduate student in History at the University of Birmingham, following a visit to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Properties as part of his course, ‘A History of the Tudors in 100 Objects’. Dr...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 5 Dec 2013

Shakespeare in 100 objects: Number 89, a Mash Bucket and a Malt Draining Brick

“Go, brew me a pottle of sack finely” (3.5.26-27). Falstaff, The Merry Wives of Windsor Woodcut of a brew house showing the housewife of her day brewing up drink for her family Today’s blog is by Elizabeth Sharrett, Doctoral Researcher at the...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 29 Nov 2013

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: Number 87, an Osias Dyck painting

This week’s post is by Stephanie Appleton, a doctoral researcher in the History department at Birmingham. ‘A Doctor Casting the Water’, a painting attributed to Osias Dyck This Dutch oil painting, attributed to Osias Dyck, dates from around...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 18 Oct 2013

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects, number 87, A Cast Bronze Jug

This week’s 100 objects blog is by Victoria Jackson, who is a doctoral researcher in the History department at the University of Birmingham A Cast Bronze Jug 1375-1400   A cast bronze jug from the collections of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.                       This...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 20 Sep 2013

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: Number 86, a ‘Cubborde of Boxes’

This week’s blog is by Peter Hewitt, AHRC collaborative doctoral candidate at the University of Birmingham. The ‘Cubborde of Boxes’ The nature of our people, Our city’s institutions, and the terms For common justice, you’re as pregnant...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 20 Sep 2013

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: number 85, a Bee Skep

Today’s blog, which looks at the the way that bees were housed in the 17th century, is by Elizabeth Sharrett, doctoral researcher at the Shakespeare Institute. A straw bee skep   “My honey lost, and I, a drone-like bee, Have no perfection of...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 23 Aug 2013

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: number 84, a Quill pen

Today’s Shakespeare in 100 objects blog is by Stephanie Appleton, Doctoral Researcher in History at the University of Birmingham. ‘Her maid is gone, and she prepares to write, First hovering o’er the paper with her quill…’ (The Rape of Lucrece,...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 15 Aug 2013

Shakespeare’s World in 100 Objects: Number 83, a ‘Kitchen Scene’

Today’s 100 object blog is by Peter Hewitt, AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Researcher with the SBT and the University of Birmingham and is about an interesting oil on bevelled panel from the collections of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. On the face...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 1 Aug 2013

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: Number 82, a bust of Thomas Balsall

Today’s Shakespeare in a 100 objects is a two part video blog by Victoria Jackson, a doctoral researcher from the History Department at the University of Birmingham. In part one, Victoria talks about a small carved sculpture from the collections of...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 12 Jul 2013

Shakespeare’s World in 100 Objects: Number 81, a Hornbook

A Hornbook (SBT 1993-31/652)   This week’s 100 Objects blog comes from Stephanie Appleton who is a Doctoral Researcher in the History Department at Birmingham.  How would the young William Shakespeare, attending Stratford-upon-Avon’s grammar...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 5 Jul 2013

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