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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Production Notes
Reference Merch 19
Primary Association Macready, William Charles
Associated Names Ellis, George; Kean, Charles
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 27 Dec 1841
Description Costume designs from Macready's Drury Lane production, probably drawn and painted by George Ellis. At beginning are 2 leaves of notes, including historical authorities, in the hand of George Ellis. Partial cast list in pencil written by Charles Kean.
Genre Comedy; Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Religion, Culture and Society
Content Keywords revenge, money, friendship, love, justice, greed, sea, religion, disguise
Context Keywords costume, character
Visual Content Contains watercolour drawings of costumes for the play.
Shattuck Code MV 20
Play The Merchant of Venice
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.