Hamlet

Title

Hamlet

Description

Edwin Booth was one of the biggest stars of 19th-century American stage.  During his career, he was known for his Shakespearian roles, especially his portrayal of Hamlet.  Born into a famous acting family, the Booth name today is more likely associated with his brother, John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.

Date

1876-05-29

Source

Buffalo Theater and Music Program Collection

Publisher

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (Publisher of digital)

Rights

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