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You should have wept her yesterday: P.1988-R

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You should have wept her yesterday
The Prince's Progress and Other Poems


Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
Printmaker: Linton, William James



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-03) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Production date: circa AD 1866


Illustration to Christina Rossetti's "The Prince's Progress and Other Poems", 1866

Progress proof, touched

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper
Image Height 145 mm Width 97 mm
Sheet Height 152 mm Width 98 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving : Touched

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Dante Gabriel Rossetti

  • Text: DGR
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: W.J. LINTON Sc.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: You should have wept her yesterday
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed

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Accession number: P.1988-R
Primary reference Number: 125
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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