Shakespeare Connected - Our German Shakespeare!
1897-1914 – Firm Friendship?
Perhaps the acorns of the wreath symbolised the growth of friendship between the two nations, as well as Shakespeare’s work, as the exchange of wreaths and invitations between the Shakespeare Birthplace and the German Shakespeare and Goethe societies continued annually.
These are a selection of the printed notices that accompanied the annual wreaths sent to the Free German Hochstift “In Memory of Goethe”, from 1897- 1901.
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