Cropped portrait of old Pericles from Pericles, Prince of Tyre.

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Title

Cropped portrait of old Pericles from Pericles, Prince of Tyre.

Creator

Barbarian Press and Simon Brett (engraver)

Date

2010

Rights Holder

Special Collections, University of Victoria

Rights

Special Collections, University of Victoria

Subject

Typography, typesetting, movable type, Shakespeare, fine-press, woodcuts, page-design.

Description

A cropped image of Simon Brett's portrait of an aged Pericles with Crispin Elsted's type-set beneath, all on Zerkal paper. Brett carved the image from wood supplied by Barbarian Press. There are a series of these portraits throughout the book to visually chronicle Pericles' gradual aging throughout the narrative.

Source

Special Collections, University of Victoria, PR2830 A2E469 2010

Publisher

Barbarian Press

Contributor

GB

Format

w19cm x h33cm

Language

English

Type

Text

Date Created

18 November 2017

Bibliographic Citation

William Shakespeare. The Play of Pericles Prince of Tyre. Edited by Cripsin Elsted, Barbarian Press, 2010.

 
 

Files

Photo_CroppedPortraitofOldPericles_Nov.8:17.jpg

Citation

Barbarian Press and Simon Brett (engraver), “Cropped portrait of old Pericles from Pericles, Prince of Tyre.,” UVic Libraries Omeka Classic, accessed June 29, 2022, https://omeka.library.uvic.ca/items/show/1240.

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