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Actor Edwin Booth's celebrated New York City run in the role of Hamlet is commemorated.

Commemorative award to actor Edwin Booth, New York City, January 22, 1867, artist's impression.
01/22/1867

Famous actor Edwin Booth received a commemorative medal on stage at the Winter Garden Theater in New York City to mark his "unprecedented" one hundred consecutive nights portraying Hamlet in that Shakespearean play in the city. (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

"Presentation of a Gold Medal to Edwin Booth,"  Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, February 9, 1867, p. 325.

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