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Hamlet and Polonius 1845

Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel

* 1815 in Breslau † 1905 in Berlin

Etching. Size of sheet: 40.6 x 26.2 cm.

On Japan paper. Signed in the plate. 

Literature: Bock, 1150 II. 

Illustrates the scene between Hamlet and Polonius, from Act 3, Scene 2:

Hamlet: Do you see yonder cloud that's almost in shape of a camel? 
Polonius: By th'mass, and 'tis like a camel indeed.




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