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Quotation at foot: 'Adieu adieu 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 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 at left.
Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.5.98
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.5.91
Artist (Original work): Loutherbourg, Philippe Jacques de
Date: 1810 ?
Date (Original work): 1788 (or prior)
Medium: Engraving (signed but undated)
Size: 6 x 4.8 cms; 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in (image only) (6.8 x 4.8 with title)
Location: FSL. PR2754 4c Sh. Coll. SHAKESPEARE'S POPULAR DRAMATIC WORKS
(Newcastle upon Tyne: J. Mitchell, 1810), vol. 1, frontispiece for HAMLET.