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William Shakespeare Unisex T-Shirt

Regular price £25.00

Organic cotton unisex t-shirt featuring the most celebrated English playwright and poet, William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare is held as one of the greatest writers of all time. Born in Stratford-upon-Avon, he spent most of his working life in London, first as an actor, then a playwright. Whereas many poets of the time were wealthy amateurs, dramatists were usually professionals whose income came from supplying plays to the public theatres and court. The texts of plays belonged to the theatres and were seen as ephemeral, soon to be replaced. The publication of Ben Jonson's Workes in 1616, and in 1623 his own Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies (the 'First Folio'), were milestones in the recognition of plays as lasting, influential works of literature.

William Shakespeare, NPG D40738, by Unknown artist, after Martin Droeshout. Lithograph, (1623) © National Portrait Gallery, London.

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Size Guide (cms)

  XS S M L XL XXL
Height 171 175 179 183 189 195
Chest 86 91 96 102 112 122
Waist 71 76 81 86 91 96

If you fall between the sizes, go for the larger of the two.

Certified Organic Cotton t-shirt, 155g/m2. Wash cool, hang dry.

Printed to order in the UK with low waste printing tech. Made in a renewable energy powered factory audited for a wide range of social and sustainability criteria.

Teemill Shipping charges:

UK Mainland - £4.00

Europe - £6.00

International (ROW) - £7.00

Teemill shipping rates are charged separately to National Portrait Gallery shipping charges. Please note that both shipping charges may apply in some cases due to items being shipped from different locations.

Shipping:
United Kingdom
Royal Mail Standard (not tracked) 3 - 5 working days from £2.95
Royal Mail Signed for (tracked) 3 - 5 working days £4.95
DHL Courier 2 - 3 working days £9.95
Free UK Shipping on orders over £60
International (10-14 working days)
Royal Mail International Europe - from £3.50
Royal Mail International Rest of the World - from £5.00
DHL Courier Europe Shipping - from £20.00
DHL Courier Rest of the World and USA - from £25.00
Shipping costs calculated at checkout.
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While we will make every effort to despatch orders within two working days of receipt, there may be times during peak periods - such as Christmas - that this may vary slightly.

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