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Horsemen from the 'Relief of Bethulia', by Edward Burne-Jones

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An image of Sketchbook. Recto: Copy of two horsemen at the left centre of the 'Relief of Bethulia'. Verso: Copy of the snake and eagle in a tree from the 'Expulsion of Herod'. Burne-Jones, Edward (British, 1833-1898). Coverboards covered with white linen. Front cover has horizontal slits at the upper and lower right sides. Off-white paper. Collocation: each sheet is separately taped to the binding; there are 28ff and a single beige sheet on either side of these. Front and back leaves are blank, recto and verso. Height, sheet size, 179 mm, width, sheet size, 254, mm, 1873.

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Sketchbook. Recto: Copy of two horsemen at the left centre of the 'Relief of Bethulia'. Verso: Copy of the snake and eagle in a tree from the 'Expulsion of Herod'. Burne-Jones, Edward (British, 1833-1898). Coverboards covered with white linen. Front cover has horizontal slits at the upper and lower right sides. Off-white paper. Collocation: each sheet is separately taped to the binding; there are 28ff and a single beige sheet on either side of these. Front and back leaves are blank, recto and verso. Height, sheet size, 179 mm, width, sheet size, 254, mm, 1873.

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  • Accession Number: 1070(5).f.11
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Camera: Leaf Valeo 22(LF3050 )/Mamiya RB 67
  • Photographer name: Mark Box
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 792 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 510.89kB
  • Exposure time: 1/15
  • ISO Speed: 50
  • Captured: 2011:12:14 14:09:37

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