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Peacham Sketch of Titus
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.0456  Tuesday, 17 February 2004

From:           Cynthia Bowers <
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Date:           Monday, 16 Feb 2004 16:54:48 -0500
Subject:        Peacham Sketch of Titus

The sketch clearly depicts Aaron as black.  Is there any information on
how "blackness" was indicated on the Shakespearean stage?  Costume?
Blackface?  Were there any black actors in London?

Cindy Bowers
Kennesaw State University

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