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Grab your crayons and colored pencils, its time to '''#ColorOurCollections'''!
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Grab your crayons and colored pencils, it's time to '''#ColorOurCollections'''!
  
[https://twitter.com/hashtag/colorourcollections?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Ehashtag #ColorOurCollections] is a weeklong event on social media in libraries and archives from around the world share images from their collections and encourage the public to color and put their own special mark on them. Here at the Folger, we have provided images from materials in our collection for you to make your own.  
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[https://twitter.com/hashtag/colorourcollections?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Ehashtag #ColorOurCollections] is a week-long social media event during which libraries and archives from around the world share images from their collections and encourage you to color them in and make them your own. We've pulled all kinds of images from our collection here at the Folger, mixing 15th- and 16th-century woodcuts with illustrations from Shakespeare's plays.  
  
From '''February 1-5, 2016''', download and color any of the images we have provided here and share them with us on [https://twitter.com/FolgerLibrary?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor Twitter] or [https://www.instagram.com/folgerlibrary/ Instagram] '''@FolgerLibrary''' using the hashtag '''#ColorOurCollections''' and be sure to follow us so you don't miss out on everyone else's work. We can't wait to see your creativity and vibrant interpretations of our collection!
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From '''February 6 '''–''' 10 , 2017''', download and color any of the images we have provided here and share them with us on [https://twitter.com/FolgerLibrary?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor Twitter] or [https://www.instagram.com/folgerlibrary/ Instagram] '''@FolgerLibrary''' using the hashtag '''#ColorOurCollections.''' Be sure to follow us so you don't miss out on everyone else's work. We can't wait to see your creativity and vibrant interpretations of our collection!
  
=== Color Our Collections images ===
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=== Coloring Pages from the Folger Collections ===
  
Browse these images to color and don't forget to share your creations with us! Download the pdf linked in each image caption.
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Download the PDF in each image caption. Want to color them all? Click [[Media:FolgerColorOurCollections2016.pdf|here]] to download all ten pages from Color our Collections 2016, or click [[Media:ColorourCollections 2017-All Pages.pdf|here]] to download all seven pages from Color our Collections 2017. Don't forget to share your work with us on social media!
  
 
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File:AnningBellTempest.jpg|Illustration by Robert Anning Bell for a 1901 edition of Shakespeare's ''The Tempest'' (ART Box B433 no.57) [[:File:FolgerARTBoxB433no57.pdf|PDF]]
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File:AnningBellTempest.jpg|Illustration by Robert Anning Bell for a 1901 edition of Shakespeare's ''The Tempest''<br>[[:File:FolgerARTBoxB433no57.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
File:AustenCircleImage.jpg|Illustration by John Austen for a 1922 edition of Shakespeare's ''Hamlet'' (ART Box A933 no.13) [[:File:FolgerArtBoxA933no13.pdf|PDF]]
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File:AustenCircleImage.jpg|Illustration by John Austen for a 1922 edition of Shakespeare's ''Hamlet''<br>[[:File:FolgerArtBoxA933no13.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
File:AustenRectangleImage.jpg|Illustration by John Austen for a 1922 edition of Shakespeare's ''Hamlet'' (ART Box A933 no.30) [[:File:FolgerARTBoxA933no30.pdf|PDF]]
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File:AustenRectangleImage.jpg|Illustration by John Austen for a 1922 edition of Shakespeare's ''Hamlet''<br>[[:File:FolgerARTBoxA933no30.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
File:FlamingSword.jpg|Woodcut in ''The Most Excellent and Famous History of the Most Renowned Knight of the Burning Sword''. London, 1693 (140- 152q) [[:File:Folger140-152q.pdf|PDF]]
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File:FlamingSword.jpg|Woodcut in ''The Most Excellent and Famous History of the Most Renowned Knight of the Burning Sword''. London, 1693 <br>[[:File:Folger140-152q.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
File:Knot1.jpg|Woodcut in ''The country-mans recreation, or the art of planting, graffing, and gardening''. London, 1640 (STC 5874 page 38) [[:File:FolgerSTC5874p38.pdf|PDF]]
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File:Knot1.jpg|Woodcut in ''The country-mans recreation, or the art of planting, graffing, and gardening''. London, 1640 <br>[[:File:FolgerSTC5874p38.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
File:Knot2.jpg|Woodcut in ''The country-mans recreation, or the art of planting, graffing, and gardening''. London, 1640 (STC 5874 page 48) [[:File:FolgerSTC5874p48.pdf|PDF]]
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File:Knot2.jpg|Woodcut in ''The country-mans recreation, or the art of planting, graffing, and gardening''. London, 1640 <br>[[:File:FolgerSTC5874p48.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
File:LambsTales.jpg| Design by Louis Rhead for a 1918 edition of Charles and Mary Lamb's ''Tales from Shakespeare'' (ART Box R469 no.3) [[:File:FolgerARTBoxR469no3.pdf|PDF]]
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File:LambsTales.jpg| Design by Louis Rhead for a 1918 edition of Charles and Mary Lamb's ''Tales from Shakespeare'' <br>[[:File:FolgerARTBoxR469no3.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
File:Snakes.jpg|Woodcut in Edward Topsell, ''Historie of Serpents''. London, 1608, page 119 (STC 24124 copy 1 Bd.w. STC 24123 copy 1) [[:File:FolgerSTC24124c1bdwSTC24123c1-119.pdf|PDF]]
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File:Snakes.jpg|Woodcut in Edward Topsell, ''Historie of Serpents''. London, 1608, page 119 <br>[[:File:FolgerSTC24124c1bdwSTC24123c1-119.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
File:ThreeMen.jpg|Woodcut in ''The life and death of Griffin Flood''. London, 1623 (STC11090 leaf A2 verso) [[:File:FolgerSTC11090-A2v.pdf|PDF]]
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File:ThreeMen.jpg|Woodcut in ''The life and death of Griffin Flood''. London, 1623<br>[[:File:FolgerSTC11090-A2v.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
File:VecellioWoman.jpg|Woodcut in Cesare Vecellio, ''Degli habiti antichi et moderni''. Venice, 1590 (GT509.V4 1590a Cage page 131) [[:File:FolgerGT509V41590aCage-131.pdf|PDF]]
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File:VecellioWoman.jpg|Woodcut in Cesare Vecellio, ''Degli habiti antichi et moderni''. Venice, 1590 <br>[[:File:FolgerGT509V41590aCage-131.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
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File:Color Bell Cap ARTBoxB433no.11(size S).jpg|Illustration by Robert Anning Bell for a 1901 edition of Shakespeare's ''The Tempest'' <br>[[:File:Color_Bell_Cap_ARTBoxB433no.11(size_S)_200r.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
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File:Color Bell Trinculo ARTBoxB433no37(sizeS).jpg|Illustration by Robert Anning Bell for a 1901 edition of Shakespeare's ''The Tempest''<br>[[:File:Color Bell Trinculo ARTBoxB433no.37(sizeS).pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
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File:Color Bell Miranda ARTBoxB433no23(size S).jpg|Illustration by Robert Anning Bell for a 1901 Edition of Shakespeare's ''The Tempest''<br>[[:File:Color Bell Miranda ART Box B433 no.23 (size S) sm2.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
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File:Color Rhead ARTBoxR469no101(size L).jpg|Illustration by Louis Rhead for a 1918 edition of Lamb's ''Tales from Shakespeare''<br>[[:File:Color Rhead ARTBoxR469no.101(size L) sm.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
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File:Color Gessner QL41G31585Cagev2.jpg|Woodcut from Conrad Gessner's ''Historiae Animalium,'' 1585-1604<br>[[:File:Color Gessner QL41.G31585Cagev.2(folio) sm.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
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File:Color Gamucci 179-662q.jpg|Woodcut from Barnardo Gamucci's ''Le Antichita Della Citta di Roma...,'' 1588<br>[[:File:Color Gamucci 179-662q.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]
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File:Color Chaucer STC5080copy1.jpg| Woodcut from ''The VVorkes of Our Ancient and Learned English Poet, Geffrey Chaucer, Newly Printed," 1602<br>[[:File:Color Chaucer STC5080copy1 sm.pdf|Printer-friendly PDF]]  
 
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Revision as of 21:31, 4 August 2017

Grab your crayons and colored pencils, it's time to #ColorOurCollections!

#ColorOurCollections is a week-long social media event during which libraries and archives from around the world share images from their collections and encourage you to color them in and make them your own. We've pulled all kinds of images from our collection here at the Folger, mixing 15th- and 16th-century woodcuts with illustrations from Shakespeare's plays.

From February 6 10 , 2017, download and color any of the images we have provided here and share them with us on Twitter or Instagram @FolgerLibrary using the hashtag #ColorOurCollections. Be sure to follow us so you don't miss out on everyone else's work. We can't wait to see your creativity and vibrant interpretations of our collection!

Coloring Pages from the Folger Collections

Download the PDF in each image caption. Want to color them all? Click here to download all ten pages from Color our Collections 2016, or click here to download all seven pages from Color our Collections 2017. Don't forget to share your work with us on social media!