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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 and 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 back-lit by the moon.
Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.5.98
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.5.91
Artist: Maverick, Peter, & Asher Brown Durand
Artist (Original work): Loutherbourg, Philippe Jacques de
Date: 1818 ?
Date (Original work): 1788 (or prior)
Medium: Engraving (signed but undated)
Size: 9 x 6.7 cms; 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 in (11 x 6.7 cms with title and caption)
Location: FSL. PR2752 1817-1818 c.1 v.10 Sh. Coll. THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF
WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE, IN TEN VOLUMES, EMBELLISHED WITH ELEGANT ENGRAVINGS FROM BOYDELL'S
GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS (New York: H. Durell, 1818), Vol. 10, frontispiece.