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Chaucer's Canterbury Pilgrims: P.278-1941

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Chaucer's Canterbury Pilgrims


Printmaker: Schiavonetti, Luigi
Printmaker: Heath, James
Draughtsman: Stothard, Thomas (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941-12) by Palgrave, Francis, Rev. and Annora, Miss


Circa 1808 - 1817

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Sheet Height 337 mm Width 996 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Etched by Lewis Schiavonetti, V.A. and Finished by James Heath, A.R.A. Historical Engraver to His Majesty, and to H.R.H. the Prince Regent, &c.
  • Location: Plate right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Painted by Thomas Stothard Esq.r R.A.
  • Location: Plate left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.278-1941
Primary reference Number: 119344
Le Blanc: p.448, no.27
Nagler (Künstler-Lexicon): p.212, no.35
Essick: see p.88
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 August 2019 Last processed: Monday 21 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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