Today's tourists leave no stone unturned when it comes to souvenirs.

But this souvenir really does have a story to tell.

The story begins in a Stratford garden, back in the 18th century...

Enter the gallery

Mulberry Tree montage
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Why change his image?
To celebrate him?
To put him up for sale?
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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