London, South Kensington
14 June 2001
A Staffordshire figure of John Philip Kemble as 'Hamlet'
Thomas Parr, wearing plumed round hat, shirt, short trunks and hose, a cloak over both shoulders, modelled standing holding a skull in his left hand, which he points at with his right index finger, on shaped oval base, titled in black Alas Poor Yorick, circa 1852 (some overpainting and light flaking to enamels) -- 29cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. E361, fig. 6.
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