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Rome and its Environs, drawn from nature and on stone: PB.1-2023

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Rome and its Environs, drawn from nature and on stone


Author: Lear, Edward
Printmaker: Lear, Edward
Publisher: McLean, Thomas
Printer: Hullmandel, Charles Joseph




First edition presentation copy with inscription by Lear to The Rev. J. Hutchinson, 107 Via Felice Rome, October 7 1842. Comprises a title page, list of illustrations and 25 plates.


History note: Robert Frew Ltd., by who restored by Aquarius bookbinders (plates cleaned, tissue guards renewed, spine repaired, and one missing plate replaced).

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Adam Kendon, 2023

Measurements and weight

Height: 55 cm
Width: 38 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2023) by Kendon, Adam


19th Century
Production date: AD 1841

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The Rev. J. Hutchinson./ from Edward Lear. / 107. 2do. Via Felice. Rome. / October. 7. 1842.
  • Location: Front flyleaf, upper right
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB.1-2023
Primary reference Number: 313298
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 21 September 2023 Updated: Tuesday 10 October 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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