Public Domain Shakespeare Images

All of the Shakespeare images on this page are available in the public domain.  This means that the copyright has expired, because (1) it is 70 years after the death of the artist/author, (2) the first publication of the work was prior to Jan. 1, 1923, or (3) the copyright was not renewed.
All of the public domain Shakespeare images on this page may be used freely.  Some require attribution and some do not.  Please check the source and attribute the work properly if you choose to use it in a print or online publication.

Hamlet

Hamlet images in the public domain can now be found on a separate page.  Please click the link below.

Hamlet Images in the Public Domain


Macbeth

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Voodoo Macbeth

Voodoo Macbeth is the nickname for the Federal Theatre Project’s 1936 New York production of Macbeth, directed by the 20-year-old Orson Welles with an entirely African-American cast and set in a fictional Caribbean island. The nickname Voodoo Macbeth comes from the Haitian vodou that replaced the Scottish witchcraft in the original play.
The extremely successful production not only made the reputation of its young director, but its creative interpretation of Shakespeare promoted African-American theatre and also provided much needed jobs during the Great Depression.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Othello

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Romeo and Juliet

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