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At left, the sleeping King Hamlet. A hooded figure bends over him and pours the
poison in his ear. At the rear a skeleton (Death) holds up a crown. This is the
headpiece to the 'Introductory Remarks' (Vol. 2, 141).
Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.5.60
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.5.53
Artist: Smith, Orrin (?)
Artist (Original work): Meadows, Kenny
Date (Original work):
Medium: Engraving (wood) (unsigned)
Size: 12.3 x 13.2 cms; 4 7/8 x 5 1/4 in (irregular)
Location: FSL. PR2752 1843al Sh. Coll. THE WORKS OF SHAKSPERE, introd.
Barry Cornwall (London: Robert Tyas, 1843), Vol. 2, 141.