Bronze Shakespeare Medal

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Description:An bronze medal struck in 1821.

This side illustrates a scene from As You Like It Act II Scene 1, in which the character Jacques is seated near a stream where a deer is drinking. This image may have allusions to the story of Shakespeare poaching deer in Charlecote Park.

Reverse: man under a tree watching a stag drinking from a stream. "TO THE WHICH PLACE A POOR SEQUESTER'D STAG THAT FROM THE HUNTERS AIM HAD TA'EN A HURT CAME TO LANGUISH".[from Jacques: As You Like It, Act II Scene 1.]

Identity number SBT 1999-38/110


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Donor ref:SBT 1999-38/110 (15/9969)

Source: The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust - Museums

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