The Collation

Research and Exploration at the Folger

“What manner o’thing is your crocodile?”: June 2020

For June’s crocodile mystery, something made us chuckle in this image. What is it?

Image from Luna, click to enlarge

Leave your guesses below and we’ll be back with the answer next week.


  • I have noticed small faces serving as the brace-brackets in the right-hand page

    Also, are the crosses in the right margin of the left-hand page the signatures of the parties involved?

  • That’s what we noticed as well! The crosses are not signatures, but some sort of system of notation. More to come in the next Collation post.

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