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Illustration to Morris's Sigurd The Volsung: P.141-1949

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Illustration to Morris's Sigurd The Volsung


Printmaker: Hooper, William Harcourt
Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward
Printer: Kelmscott Press



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell


Production date: AD 1897


Engraver's proof of illustration by Burne-Jones for Morris's "Sigurd the Volsung", Kelmscott Press, 1898

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 222 mm Width 159 mm
Sheet Height 284 mm Width 221 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W.H.H.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Nov. 12 1897
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.141-1949
Primary reference Number: 2734
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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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