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Artist or CreatorW.K. Haselden
Title or CaptionPity the actor who plays Hamlet. [caption on reverse]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date23 Feb 1925
FormatArtwork
Size31.5 x 39cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcriptThe old stager who has never missed a "Hamlet" for sixty years.
Irving took that differently
The actor who has played it himself.
Very creditable performance
The man who gets there by mistake
Good Lord!
The girl who goes with him.
What's it all about?
The girls who are taken as part of their education.
Do you think "Munchard's" chocolates are as good as "De Joie's"?
The old lady who thinks it a beautiful performance.
Person DepictedShakespeare; William (1564-1616)
Hamlet
NotesPencil notes at top margin read 'Some of the audience an actor undertaking Hamlet has to be prepared for.' ['People who go to see Hamlet' - crossed through with pencil]
Subjectsboredom
sleeping
chocolate boxes
girls
yawning
deafness
old age
audiences
theatres
plays
Series36F
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700 desk@mirrorpix.com
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/50Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)1564-1616   
GB/BCA/843Hamlet   
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