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400 year's after his life's end

1616-1916

... Shakespeare's lasting fame celebrated in a design by Dorothy Dick, as inspired by Martin Droeshout the Elder - exactly 300 years after he died.

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Why change his image?
To celebrate him?
To promote him?
To play at politics?

To reinvent him?

the early likenesses
his first published portrait One from the family gallery
his funeral bust
A stately statue

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