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Young woman in the corner of a dark bedroom: P.407-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Young woman in the corner of a dark bedroom


Designer: Edwards, Mary Ellen
Printmaker: Linton, William James



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Production date: circa AD 1865


Cut from an illustrated magazine

Letterpress on verso

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 163 mm Width 119 mm
Sheet Height 178 mm Width 131 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MEE
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: LINTON
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: (Drawn by M. E. Edwards.)
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.407-1991
Primary reference Number: 20087
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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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