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Shakespeare's engraving portrait of the Second Edition of Shakespeares Sonnets (1640) is mirrored compared to The First Folio Portrait.
The editor of this second Edition, John Benson is also mirrored, compared to Ben Jonson of the First Folio.
The shade of the head is illuminated, compared to normal shades.
The laurel does not wreath the poets forehead compared to real poets such as Ben Jonson) .
and so on , and so on.....
The significance of these linguistic and pictorial Antics - in 1640 can only be understood, if you take the contemporary Shakespeare authorship situation into consideration:
It is not the man on the figure but his famous shadow who has written the sonnets.
The man illustrated on this figure is no poet, he is not allowed to be wreathed with a laurel on his fronthead, but only to hold the laurel in his gloved hands.
"Nature" (Shakspere/Stratford) joy'd to wear the dressing of his (Shakespeare/alias Marlowe's) lines.
(334) Authorship Inconsistencies: Questions around Shakespeare's enlightened shadow. Variations on blog 275/6
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