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Portrait of Edmund Kean (1787-1833) as Hamlet. Full length, standing, forward,
facing left, legs slightly apart, left hand on hip, right arm extended to left.
He wears 'Elizabethan' costume, with white ruff and pointed lace cuffs. Around
his neck on blue ribbon is Order of the Elephant. On the left breast of his three-quarter
length black cloak is a star-shaped insignia.
Folger Act/Sc/L: n/a
Arden Act/Sc/L: n/a
Artist: Loftis, W.
Artist (Original work): Loftis, W.
Date (Original work): 1815
Size: 11 x 9 cms; 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in
Actor: Kean, Edmund
Production: Drury Lane, 1815
Location: FSL. Art Vol. c16 no. 29. From 'Portraits of Eminent Actors Taken
from the Life by W. Loftis, 1787-1815.'