April 10th

Released in 1656, Dugdale’s Antiquities of Warwickshire offered one early expression of Stratford fandom, an appreciation of Stratford-upon-Avon as the site of Shakespeare’s hazy beginnings; decades later, David Garrick’s Shakespeare Jubilee, conducted in Stratford, provided another. And yet one more comes together in this illustrated tour of the famed midlands town, Shakespeare’s Home, composed by Washington Irving and published in 1877.

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