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Illustration to Chapter VIII of 'The Hampdens', A Day at Court in Merry England: P.1125-1991

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Illustration to Chapter VIII of 'The Hampdens', A Day at Court in Merry England
The Hampdens


Millais, John Everett (Designer)
Swain, Joseph (Printmaker)

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


19th century
Production date: AD/CE 1863-03-21


Ffrom Once a Week, 21 March 1863, p. 337. Illustration to The Hampdens, an historiette by Harriet Martineau.

Whole page. Letterpress on verso.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Image: Height 113 mm Width 125 mm
Sheet: Height 240 mm Width 164 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JM
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Monogram
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1125-1991
Primary reference Number: 24154
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 23 August 2021 Last processed: Monday 23 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-12-07 12:58:23

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