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Hamlet starting back from the Ghost. Hamlet stands at left, feet wide apart, leaning
back to left, away from Ghost at right. Hamlet has his sword drawn but the point
is to the ground at left. He wears tunic and cloak. The Ghost at right faces left
and holds his drawn sword high in the air above his head. He wears armour, a plumed
helmet with the visor up and a cloak. A massive stone gateway stands at centre
behind, and two walls running horizontally across the plane of the picture separate
the platform in the foreground from the massive towers of the castle at rear.
The caption states: 'Scene from HAMLET, As Performed at the Winter Garden, N.Y.
- Hamlet Encountering his Father's Ghost, Act I, Scene 3. - Sketched by our Special
Artist, Albert Berghaus.'
Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.5.2
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.5.1
Artist (Original work): Berghaus, Albert
Date (Original work):
Size: 42.8 x 24 cms; 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 in
Actor: Booth, Edwin (?)
Production: Winter Garden (New York). Booth (?)
Location: FSL. Art Vol. a40, Vol. 35. From extra-illus. THE WORKS OF WILLIAM
SHAKESPEARE, ed. Henry Irving & Frank A. Marshall (New York: n.p., 1893), after