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Elizabethan Costuming for Historical Dramas
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1466  Wednesday, 9 August 2000.

From:           Martin Green <
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Date:           Tuesday, 08 Aug 2000 09:25:16 -0400
Subject:        Elizabethan Costuming for Historical Dramas

A friend has asked me whether Elizabethan actors in plays set in ancient
times (Julius Caesar, Timon of Athens, etc.)  wore costumes appropriate
(so far as they knew) to the periods.  I didn't (and don't) know, and
wonder whether any SHAKSPERians might have a ready answer to this

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