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Quotation at foot: 'ADIEU: REMEMBER ME.' The Ghost apparently disappearing into
the ground at left foreground (only his head and plumed helmet are visible, illuminated
and surrounded by clouds or vapours). Hamlet, legs apart with hat fallen on ground
in front of him, stares in horror, his hands raised in terror. He wears doublet,
breeches and hose and holds his drawn sword in his right hand. He stands facing
the viewer. Behind him is some foliage and the castle (this latter a detail not
present in other versions).
Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.5.98
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.5.91
Artist (Original work): Loutherbourg, Philippe Jacques de
Date (Original work): 1788 (or prior)
Size: 9.8 x 7.3 cms; 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in (21.5 x 13.5 cms full page)
Location: FSL. Art Vol. a34 (Vol. 17, after p. 491); FSL. Art Vol. b54,
Vol. XVII, after p. 38.