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One of seven wood-engraved cartoons of Henry B. Irving (Hamlet) (represented twice
alone and once with Ghost), Mrs. Lily Brayton (Ophelia), Walter Hampden (Laertes),
Oscar Ashe (Claudius). Charles Rock (Gravedigger), Alfred Brydon (Ghost) (represented
with Irving). Picture for this record shows Hamlet on one knee at left. At centre
a brazier and at right the Ghost with comically long beard and winged helmet.
Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.5
Artist: Downey, Thomas
Artist (Original work): Downey, Thomas
Date (Original work):
Medium: Engravings (wood) (signed)
Size: 41 x 29 cms (entire page containing 7 woodcuts)
Actor: Irving, Henry B.
Production: Adelphi Theatre, 1905 (H.B. Irving).
Location:FSL. Art Flat a12 no. 10. ILLUSTRATED SPORTING AND DRAMATIC NEWS
(15 April 1905), p. 220.