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Title: Hamlet, Horatio, Marcellus and the Ghost (Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 4)
Series/Portfolio: The American edition of Boydell's Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare
Robert Thew (British, Patrington 1758–1802 Stevenage)
After Henry Fuseli (Swiss, Zürich 1741–1825 London)
Originally published by John & Josiah Boydell (British, 1786–1804)
Reissued by Shearjashub Spooner (American, Brandon, Vermont 1809–1859 Plainfield, New Jersey)
William Shakespeare (British, Stratford-upon-Avon 1564–1616 Stratford-upon-Avon)
Date: first published 1796; reissued 1852
Medium: Stipple engraving; fourth state of four
Image: 17 in. × 23 7/16 in. (43.2 × 59.5 cm)
Sheet: 21 9/16 x 27 1/2 in. (54.8 x 69.8 cm)
Credit Line: Gertrude and Thomas Jefferson Mumford Collection, Gift of Dorothy Quick Mayer, 1942
Accession Number: 42.119.545
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