The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

Master record for Schaaf no. 49

Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Shottery, Warwickshire

Attributed to: William Henry Fox Talbot

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 20 May 1848

Location: Shottery

Keywords: Literature

Cottage where Anne Hathaway, the wife of William Shakespeare, lived with her family and where the writer first courted her. The house is located in the village of Shottery near Stratford-upon-Avon and in Shakespeare's day was known as Hewlands Farm. The cottage was built in different stages, with the earliest dating to the 15th century. It was acquired by the Shakespeare Trust in 1892.