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New Shakespeare Portrait Discovered
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0640  Tuesday, 11 July 2006

From: 		Peter Bridgman <
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Date: 		Monday, 10 Jul 2006 18:06:34 +0100
Subject: 17.0630 New Shakespeare Portrait Discovered
Comment: 	Re: SHK 17.0630 New Shakespeare Portrait Discovered

 >Stanley Wells ... told The Times: "This is a very interesting find. Its
 >emergence in a collection which belonged to Shakespeare's patron is
 >in itself of considerable interest. It's not impossible that it's 
Shakespeare."

Of course it's impossible.  WS was forty-six in 1610.  This portrait is 
clearly of a younger man. WS was also bald as a coot.  It seems that ANY 
portrait of a man in a ruff can now be a possibly Shakespeare.

Peter Bridgman

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