How historical figures might look today

posted by Jason Kottke   May 07, 2013

In this series of illustrations created for a British TV show, historical figures are depicted as they might look today. Shakespeare becomes a Williamsburg hipster, Henry VIII is Richard Branson-esque, and Elizabeth I is a cross between Tina Brown and Tilda Swinton.

Hipster Shakespeare

(via @DavidGrann)