M.M.A.B., Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Original mid-19th-century pen & ink drawing


An original mid-19th-century pen & ink drawing, M.M.A.B. Anne Hathaway's Cottage.

A charming vignette drawing in brown ink depicting the cottage where Anne Hathaway, the wife of William Shakespeare, lived as a child in the village of Shottery, Warwickshire. The scene is taken from William Howitt's book 'Visits to Remarkable Places' published c.1840. The original illustrations were designed and executed by the draughtsman and wood engraver Samuel Williams (1788–1853).This is one of a set of five similar drawings that we have for sale (please see stock codes JM-132 to JM-137). One of the drawings is initialled 'M.M.A.B.'.

Unsigned. Inscribed lower centre.
In good condition for its age. The picture may have minor imperfections, such as slight marks, toning, foxing, creasing or pinholes, commensurate with age. Please see photos for detail.
7cm x 10.8cm.

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Product code: JM-135

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