Shakespeare Week: Shakespeare items in the collections

The collections that we care for tell the stories of the people who lived in Hampshire from thousands of years ago up to the present day, alongside the objects they would have once treasured. This Shakespeare Week, we're delving into the archives to see what Shakespeare themed items we're lucky enough to look after...

Jigsaw puzzle of Shakespeare's wife, Anne Hathaway's, cottage.
Performers from Macbeth Winchester Amateur Dramatic Society, 1864.
Earthenware figure of Cushman sisters as Romeo and Juliet.
Alexandra Picture Theatre, Southampton, showing Taming of the Shrew.
Shakespeare playing cards.

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Emma Banks

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