Image Credits

Our header images are:

An Estymate of the dettes owinge in the offisis of the Revylles and Tenttes (1559), Folger Shakespeare Library, L.b.126, 59923.

Letter of Henry, prince of Purpoole to the Great Turk (c.1594), Folger Shakespeare Library, V.a.190, 31817

Pair of Sleeve Panels (1615-25), © Victoria and Albert Museum, London, T.327&A-1980

Stefano della Bella, Design for the costume of Sole (Apollo) for the prologue of Francesco Cavalli’s opera Hipermestra (1658), © The Trustees of the British Museum, 1887,0502.36

William Madderson, Bill to Sir Thomas Cawarden (1558/59), Folger Shakespeare Library, L.b.186, 60243

Thomas Middleton, A game at chesse as it hath bine sundrey times acted at the Globe on the Banck side (c.1625), Folger Shakespeare Library, STC 17884 copy 1, 143950

John Speed, Long view of London from ‘The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine’ (1610), © The Trustees of the British Museum, Gg,4V.17