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Shakespeare and the four humors: Home

a traveling exhibition developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the Folger Shakespeare Library

And there's the humor of it

And there's the humor of it exhibition logo with illustration of Shakespeare.   
The National Library of Medicine's Exhibition Website

Celebrate the 450th birth year of William Shakespeare at this traveling exhibit exploring
Shakespeare's humours 

June 9 - July 19, 2014
at the
Health Sciences Library

(click here for Library hours)

T-334 Health Sciences Building, 1959 NE Pacific Street
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Archival Collections

Image of the book Minerva Britanna, 1612. Courtesy Folger Shakespeare Library.

Henry Peacham, Minerva Brittanica, 1612
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library

National Library of Medicine

Shakespeare Society of America

Margery Bailey Renaissance Collection
Hannon Library, Southern Oregon University

Library Events

Opening celebration on Tuesday,  June 17th at 3:00 pm
with the UW Libraries' Singers,
tea & refreshments

What's your humor?

What's your humor?
Sanguine?: 4 votes (21.05%)
Phlegmatic?: 6 votes (31.58%)
Choleric?: 1 votes (5.26%)
Melancholic?: 8 votes (42.11%)
Total Votes: 19
Health Sciences Library
1959 NE Pacific Street
T334 Health Sciences Building
Box 357155, Seattle, WA 98195-7155 USA
phone: 206-543-3390