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Print - Mr Kemble in <i>Hamlet<i>
  • Mr Kemble in Hamlet
    Cook, Thomas, born 1744 - died 1818
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Mr Kemble in Hamlet

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    20/03/1785 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cook, Thomas, born 1744 - died 1818 (Engravers)
    Ramberg, Johann Heinrich, born 1763 - died 1840 (Artist)
    Bell, John, born 1745 - died 1831 (Publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, printed ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard.

  • Museum number:

    S.1254-2013

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print 'Mr Kemble as Hamlet in Hamlet', engraving by Cook, drawing by Ramberg, published by Bell, London, 1795, Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Print 'Mr Kemble as Hamlet in Hamlet', engraving by Cook, drawing by Ramberg, published by Bell, London, 1795, Harry Beard Collection

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

20/03/1785 (published)

Artist/maker

Cook, Thomas, born 1744 - died 1818 (Engravers)
Ramberg, Johann Heinrich, born 1763 - died 1840 (Artist)
Bell, John, born 1745 - died 1831 (Publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, printed ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Mr Kemble in Hamlet, / A Bloody deed!; almost as bad good MOther / as kill a King & marry with his Brother'
Printed below portrait

Dimensions

Height: 12.5 cm, Width: 9 cm, Height: 17.2 cm Mount, Width: 10.5 cm Mount

Descriptive line

Print 'Mr Kemble as Hamlet in Hamlet', engraving by Cook, drawing by Ramberg, published by Bell, London, 1795, Harry Beard Collection

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Engraving

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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