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A Florentine joke: P.11906-R(63)

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A Florentine joke
The Cornhill Magazine


Printmaker: Swain, Joseph
Draughtsman: Leighton, Frederic, Baron (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927) by Holliday, J. R.


19th Century
Production date: AD 1863


Proof impression of the illustration for the periodical 'The Cornhill Magazine' to George Eliot's 'Romola', October 1862, facing page 450. Block used later for the 1880 publication of the novel, printed on toned India paper.

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.11906-R(63)
Primary reference Number: 174838
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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