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The Ghost at left on the the platform at Elsinore beckons Hamlet, who holds a drawn sword, to follow him. Hamlet at centre has his back to the viewer and appears to be on one knee at top of two steps. His sword is raised above his head in the air. His left arm is extended to the left towards the Ghost.

Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.5.2
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.5.1
TLN: 682.00

Artist: Thompson, John
Artist (Original work): Thurston, John
Date: 1814
Date (Original work):
Medium: Engraving (Wood) by John Thompson after design by John Thurston
Size: 4 x 5 cms; 1 1/2 x 2 in

Location: FSL. Art Vol. e76. From ILLUSTRATIONS OF SHAKSPEARE ... BY THOMPSON, FROM DESIGNS BY THURSTON (London: Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1831), p. 36; FSL. PR2752 1814b v.7 Sh. Coll. DRAMATIC WORKS (Chiswick: Whittingham, 1814), Vol. 7, p. 3.