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Alan R. Young, "Visual Images of Hamlet, 1709-1800" in Reading Readings: Essays on Shakespeare Editing in the Eighteenth Century, edited by Joanna Gondris (Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1998): 330-44. [Contains description of the Hamlet Art Database, some sample records, and a discussion of eighteenth-century art works based on Hamlet and their importance to our understanding of the place of Hamlet within the culture of the period.]

Alan R. Young, "Hamlet and Nineteenth-Century Photography" in Shakespeare and the Visual Arts, edited by James Harner and Holger Klein (New York: Mellon, 2000): 260-307. [Drawing upon the many nineteenth-century photographs of actors in character roles from Hamlet and noting a number of photographs of performances of the play (all recorded in the Hamlet Art Database), this essay comments upon the impact of the new reproductive technology of photography, its impact upon Victorian culture, and the pitfalls facing the researcher who examines nineteenth-century photographs as evidence of performance history.]

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