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The mirror of the times: P.13417-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The mirror of the times
Portrait of Thomas Massa Alsager


Printmaker: Dighton, Richard
Publisher: McLean, Thomas
Draughtsman: Dighton, Richard (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


19th Century
1823 -


Lettered with two publication lines (a 1824 reissue). Mirror printed lettering bottom right with imprint of the copper plate maker Russell Pontifex (marked indistinctly: R PONTIFEX & Co/ 22 LISLE STREET/ SOHO LONDON). See also P.13414-R

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.13417-R
Primary reference Number: 203857
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Audit data

Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2016 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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