Archive for 'Shakespeare in 100 Objects'

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 ...

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. “They say he is already in ...

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects : Number 93, a charnel house

Continuing the theme of the previous post, Peter Hewitt, a doctoral researcher in History at the University of Birmingham, describes a lost building of Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon that was itself a ...

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects : Number 92, a Memento Mori seal

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 Today’s blog is by Elizabeth Sharrett, Doctoral Researcher at the Shakespeare Institute. This post is ...

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: Number 88, an Osias Dyck painting

This week’s post is by Stephanie Appleton, a doctoral researcher in the History department at Birmingham. This Dutch oil painting, attributed to Osias Dyck, dates from around the 1660s and ...

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     ...

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 ...

A freely available online exhibition exploring keys aspects of the music in Shakespeare’s plays, as well as music inspired by Shakespeare.