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Creator Charles Hunt, 1803–1877, British
Title Children Acting the 'Play Scene' from "Hamlet," Act II, Scene ii
Alternate Title(s) Children Acting the Play Scene, 'Hamlet,' II, ii
Date 1863
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 18 x 26 inches (45.7 x 66 cm)
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Marks/
Lettering
Signed and dated in brown paint, lower right: "C. Hunt | 1863"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accession Number B1975.5.2
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1667182
People Represented or Subject • Ophelia (character in Hamlet)
• Hamlet
• Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Subject Terms actors | audience | bottle | boys | chairs | children | costume | curtains | flute | games | gesture | girls | glove | guards (security) | Hamlet, play by William Shakespeare | interior | king (person) | literary theme | lovers | man | music | musical instruments | observers | parents | play | queen (person) | theater (discipline) | toys | violin | woman
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