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The Ghost at left, in armour and holding a truncheon, tilting his head back as
if to sniff the air. Hamlet at right faces him with drawn sword. At rear right
upon a small hill stands a cock. The title of the caricature is 'A Scene in HAMLET.'
Above the Ghost's head is the caption 'Me things I scent the morning air. Brief
let me be.' Above the cock is the caption: 'Cock a doodle do.'
Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.5.65
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.5.58
Artist (Original work): Anonymous
Date (Original work):
Medium: Engraving (unsigned & undated) (coloured)
Size: 9.3 x 14.5 cms; 3 5/8 x 5 3/4 in
Location: FSL. Art Vol. b63 (unnumbered, before p. 113).