Scope and arrangement
Consists of 8 large (24 x 20 in.) and 23 (11 x 14 in.) portraits of the following actors: Jean Louis Barrault, Richard Burton, Vittorio Gassman, Sir John Gielgud, Ben Kingsley, Sir Laurence Olivier, Maximilian Schell and Nicol Williamson, all of whom played Hamlet. Also contains smaller photographs, slides and negatives of these men and of Trevor Nunn, Mandy Patinkin, Roger Rees and Innokentiĭ Smoktunovskiĭ as well as of Hamlet memorabilia.