Arthur Rackham – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Next month Shakespeare Santa Cruz will begin it’s 2011 season with Comedy of Errors and, in August,  Henry IV Part 1. So, for this week’s Public Domain Hour we want to share with you our favorite illustrated Shakespeare tale, and provide with you downloads to the the two Shakespeare tales being performed this summer.

Comedy of Errors (download)
Henry IV Part 1 (download)

Midsummer Night’s Dream Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (download)


Janina Larenas is the book buyer for the New Book Department. She is a printmaker and book artist who works with a variety of mediums to create narrative imagery. Her pieces range from stickers and posters to science illustration, embroidery to zines, often merging technical crafts with fine art presentation.