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Artist or CreatorW.K. Haselden
Title or CaptionWhen private gagging invades serious drama. [caption on reverse]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date24 Feb 1925
FormatArtwork
Size31.5 x 39cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcriptHamlet making the ghost laugh.
The king and queen share a cup and a jest.
Polonius succeeds in making Ophelia smile.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern become speechless with secret mirth.
Hamlet tells the gravedigger one he hasn't heard before. Hamlet and Laertes have to stop fighting to laugh.
Person DepictedOphelia
Laertes
Polonius
Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)
Hamlet
Subjectsswords
duels
queens
kings
Ghosts
tragedy
laughter
jokes
actors
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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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/2303Ophelia   
GB/BCA/1845Laertes   
GB/BCA/1932Polonius   
GB/BCA/50Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)1564-1616   
GB/BCA/843Hamlet   
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