All the World's an eStage: Shakespeare Postcards in a Digital Age

E.H. Sothern and Julia Marlowe in "Hamlet," c. 1912. Photograph by Hall, New York, card published by the Rotograph Company, New York.

This exhibit showcases the newly re-designed website, Shakespeare & the Players, and features nearly 1,000 images of late 19th to early 20th century theatrical postcards of legendary actors in some of Shakespeare's most famous plays. The original website, begun in the 1990s by Emory English Professor Harry Rusche, went on to become an outstanding example of early digital scholarship. Justin Shaw, an English doctoral student and the website redesign project lead, curated the exhibit.  

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April 25, 2016 (Monday), 4:30 p.m. Opening reception, level 3 of the Robert W. Woodruff Library in the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) 

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Press Release

Interview with Professor Harry Rusche

Shakespeare at Emory website

Visitor Information

The exhibit is located in the Robert W. Woodruff Library on level 3.  Parking is available in the Fishburne Parking Deck (Weekdays: free after 5pm, Weekends: free).  "Visitors" hours at the Robert W. Woodruff Library are posted here.

For more information, email: library.exhibitions@emory.edu