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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"If they won't let me play Hamlet I can at least steal the show as the ghost"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date10 Dec 1948
FormatArtwork
Size30.5 x 47cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptWestminster theatre : Dalton in Western Union policy
Person DepictedChurchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Hamlet
Dalton; Hugh (1916-1964)
Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)
Implied textHamlet
Subjectscats
theatre
Rooms
Performance
theatres
Western European Alliance
Literature
drama
mirrors
International relations
Cosmetics
Ghosts
dressing-rooms
Animals
Organizations
Clothing and dress
costumes
occultism
Personal appearance
visual media
Quotations
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/7Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)1874-1965British politician. Became a Conservative MP in 1900 and held the offices of President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, First Lord of the Admiralty, Chancellor of the Exchequer eventually becoming Prime Minister from 1940-1945 and from 1951-1955. A noted statesman and orator, he was also an officer in the British Army, an historian, writer and artist.  
GB/BCA/843Hamlet   
GB/BCA/185Dalton; Hugh (1916-1964)1916-1964   
GB/BCA/50Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)1564-1616   
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