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A caricature. The Ghost in armour and visor up at left, emphasizes a point as
he speaks to Hamlet at right with his truncheon. Hamlet at right is a most unheroic-looking
figure, his sword in his right hand, his mouth wide open, and his hair standing
on end. Behind the two figures are the castle walls. The scene is lit by the light
of a full moon at the rear.
Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.5
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.5
Artist (Original work): Cruikshank, George
Date (Original work):
Medium: Engraving coloured
Size: 11.2 x 7.6 cms; 4 3/8 x 3 in (14 x 9 cms plate size)
Location:FSL. Art File S528h1 no. 101.