Alas, Poor Yorick

Alas, Poor Yorick
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 28cm x 22cm

Description

A photograph of an actor holding a skull, playing the part of Hamlet, in Shakespeare's tragedy of the same name. The title for this print is taken from Act 5, scene 1 in the play, when Hamlet takes the skull of Yorick, the King's jester. Another print of the same images is entitled My Gorge Rises... and is taken from the same speech. Published in the Liverpool Post and Mercury, May 1935.

Image Details

Property Name
 
E.Chambré Hardman Collection
NTPL Ref. No.
 
150474
Region
 
North West

©NTPL/E.Chambré Hardman Collection

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