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Title Hamlet
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Ham 40
Primary Association Roberts, James B.
Date of Production 1861
Description Prompt book with the autographs of J.B. Roberts. Written in ink on the cover is: '1861. Please return after performance'. Pasted in are a newspaper clipping and part of a playbill (cast except for Roberts cut away).
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Mr Roberts - Hamlet
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords lighting, sound effects, music, cast, character, cues, stage, business, actor, property
Edition French's Standard Drama
Shattuck Code HAM 71
Play Hamlet
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.