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Description: Portrait of Gustavus Vaughan Brooke (1818-66) as Hamlet. The scene is set on the platform outside the castle. Brook is posed forward, his legs wide apart and his face turned to the right in profile. His left arm is raised and extended horizontally towards the right of the picture towards where one imagines the Ghost to be. His left hand is raised to chest height and holds his sword which points downwards towards the left side of the picture. He wears a dark green knee-length tunic, trimmed with gold, and he has a short red-brown cloak and matching red-brown hat with white plumes.

Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.4.43
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.4.39
TLN: 624.00

Artist: Cruikshank, Isaac Robert
Artist (Original work): Cruikshank, Isaac Robert
Date (Original work):
Medium: Watercolour and pencil (undated)
Size: 24.4 x 20.3 cms; 9 5/8 x 8 in (no border)
Actor: Brooke, Gustavus Vaughan

Location: FSL. Art Box C955.2 no. 1.