Shakespeare's 400th Birthday

1964

Celebrated with a brand new image
on a Dutch bronze medal by V.P.S. Esser.

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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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