Index to Illustrations of Shakespeare's Plays
Title: Microfilm Edition of an Index to Illustrations of Shakespeare's Plays
Location: Jerome Library Main Microforms; film PR 2883 .P73x
Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards: 16mm Microfilm; 3 reels
Publisher: Xerox University Microfilms
Content Description: A reproduction of an index to illustrations of Shakespeare's plays, compiled and edited by William Benfield Pressey. The citations are to books and journals. The index is composed of 17,000 handwritten 3x5 index cards. For each entry there is an abbreviation of the title of the play, the act and scene illustrated, a citation for the source and any caption lines that appear under the illustration.
Language(s): English, but the sources indexed may be in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian and occasionally Portuguese, Polish or Swedish.
Arrangement: Reel 1: Comedies; Reel 2: Kings' reigns; Reel 3: Tragedies. Within each reel, the entries are arranged alphabetically by the play's title and then by act and scene.
Index/Bibliography: At the beginning of the first reel is a brief finding aid that lists the abbreviations used.
Subject Categories: Literature
Keywords: plays, dramas, comedies, shakespeare, illustrations, pictures