The original Globe Theatre, London

An illustration of the Globe Theatre

'Two old theatres. Views of the Globe and the Bear Garden.'


This illustration shows the original Globe Theatre in London. It is a detail reproduced from a larger print dating from around 1600.

In the 17th century, the Globe was home to William Shakespeare's acting company.


See this image in the exhibition 'Beyond Macbeth: Shakespeare in Scottish collections' at the National Library of Scotland, which runs from 9 December to 29 April.


Shakespeare exhibition page


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