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Portrait of Alexander Rae (1782-1820) as Hamlet. Half length, to left, facing
to right. He wears star insignia on left breast of cloak and miniature or chivalric
order on ribbon around neck. He wears an elaborate pointed lace collar. He is
clean shaven (but with sideburns) and is hatless. Caption below: 'Mr Rae in the
Character of Hamlet.'
Folger Act/Sc/L: n/a
Arden Act/Sc/L: n/a
Artist: Turner, Charles
Artist (Original work): Pocock, Isaac
Date (Original work):
Medium: Mezzotint (signed 'Painted by J. Pocock' 'Engraved by C. Turner')
Size: 25.8 x 21.5 cms; 10 x 8 5/8 in
Actor: Rae, Alexander
Location: FSL. Shakespeare Scrapbook (Flat), 18th-19th centuries. Vol.
10, Hamlet, fol. 46. Published by James Dunford (London 2 May 1814).