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Frontispiece for Fitzgerald's translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: P.4-1936

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Frontispiece for Fitzgerald's translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Edwards, Edwin

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Given by Mrs. Edwards to Charles Sherrington in 1876

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-07-14) by Sherrington, Charles, Sir, O.M., F.R.S.

Note

Frontispiece made for Edward Fitzgerald's translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, but never used.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 113 mm Width 100 mm
Sheet Height 167 mm Width 128 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A Frontispiece etched for Mr. Fitzgerald by Edwin Edwards.
  • Location: Lower left, centre, right
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4-1936
Primary reference Number: 1813
Edwards: 311
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Audit data

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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