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Until her Death (Melancholia): P.1355-1991

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Until her Death (Melancholia)


Designer: Sandys, Frederick
Printmaker: Dalziel family




Cut from Good Words, 1862, illustration to poem by Mrs Craik, p. 312.

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 1862


Letterpress on verso

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 102 mm Width 127 mm
Sheet Height 109 mm Width 133 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: FS
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: DALZIEL Sc
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1355-1991
Primary reference Number: 26680
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 December 2021 Last processed: Thursday 16 December 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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