Mary Allestree as Gertrude
The card (no. 293Z) was published by Beagles Postcards; the photograph was taken by the Daily Mirror Studios.
The photograph is probably from Matheson Lang's 1909 production of Hamlet at the Lyceum Theatre. London play-goers could also see H. B. Irving and Herbert Beerbohm Tree playing Hamlet in that same year.
On the card is a quotation: "Confess yourself to heaven," identifying it as a moment in Act III, scene iv.
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