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Description: Foliage. Upon a cushion lie the royal crown and sceptre as though discarded. The sleeping King Hamlet is not shown but a serpent is depicted climbing up to the cushion.

Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.5.42
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.5.35
TLN: 722.00

Artist: Thompson, John
Artist (Original work): Thompson, John
Date: 1814
Date (Original work):
Medium: Engraving (wood) by John Thompson after drawing by John Thurston
Size: 4 x 5 cms; 1 1/2 x 2 in

Location: FSL. Art Vol. e76. ILLUSTRATIONS OF SHAKSPEARE ... BY THOMPSON, FROM DESIGNS BY THURSTON (London: Sherwood, Gilbert, & Piper, 1831), p. 36; FSL. PR2752 1814b v.7 Sh. Coll. DRAMATIC WORKS (Chiswick, 1814), p. 1 (title-page for HAMLET).