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In Character: Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'

Portraits of actors and actresses portraying characters from Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'.

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John Philip Kemble as Hamlet
by James Egan, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
published 1838 (1801)
NPG D3395

Charles John Kean as Hamlet
after a daguerreotype by William Paine
1840s?
NPG D3449

Stephen Kemble ('Hamlet in Scotland')
by and published by Robert Dighton
published 6 December 1794
NPG D10685

Stephen Kemble ('Hamlet in Scotland')
by and published by Robert Dighton
published 6 December 1794
NPG D13401

Henry Thomas Betty as Hamlet
by F. Onwhyn, printed by Day & Haghe, published by Joseph Onwhyn
1840s
NPG D31736

William Henry West Betty as Hamlet
by James Heath, after James Northcote
published 1806
NPG D31739

William Henry West Betty as Hamlet
by James Heath, after James Northcote
published 1806
NPG D31740

William Henry West Betty as Hamlet
by James Heath, after James Northcote
published 1806
NPG D31741

Charles Albert Fechter in the character of Hamlet
by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by John Mitchell
published 1 July 1861
NPG D36678

John Philip Kemble as Hamlet
by William Barnard, published by H. Fuller, after George Hounsom
published 1 November 1803
NPG D36812

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