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From the Collection: Hamlet



From famous actors like Laurence Olivier, John Barrymore, and Edwin Booth to the earliest printed editions, the Folger collection's holdings of Hamlet materials are as rich and varied as the play itself. 




John Barrymore as Hamlet. Autographed photo, 1922.
 

After Henry Liverseege. The grave-digger. Oil on canvas, ca. 1832.
 

New York, Booth's Theatre. Edwin Booth in Hamlet. Playbill, 3 February 1870
 

Alberto Sangorski. Songs and Sonnets by William Shakespeare. Manuscript, 1926


Clifford Berryman. To bee or not to bee. Drawing, ca. 1940
 

William Salter Herrick. Hamlet in the Queen's chamber. Oil on canvas, ca. 1857.
 

Shakespeare. Hamlet. London, 1604
 

Helena Modjeska in the role of Ophelia. Photograph, 1889-90.


Film cover of Laurence Olivier zeigt Hamlet. Germany, 1948
 

John Philip Kemble as Hamlet. Staffordshire pottery, ca. 1852
 

J. Willis. The lives and tragical deaths of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, and the lovely Ophelia. Print, 1823
 

Alexander Christie. Hamlet finding the king at prayer. Oil on canvas, 1842.


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