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Harvest under a Waning Moon: P.1-1945

Object information


Harvest under a Waning Moon


Palmer, Samuel (Printmaker)
Temple Sheen Press (Printer)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-01) by Walker, R. A.


1826 - 1932-01


Unpublished. Fifty impressions and five burnished proofs privately printed at the Temple Sheen Press, January 1932. Block destroyed during an air raid on East London, 1940.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Sheet Height 146 mm Width 107 mm
Image Height 27 mm Width 77 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AN UNPUBLISHED WOODCUT BY / SAMUEL PALMER [b. 1805; d. 1881] / 50 COPIES PRIVATELY PRINTED / AT THE TEMPLE SHEEN PRESS / JANUARY 1932 / also 5 burnished copies. Block / destroyed by enemy action.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1-1945
Primary reference Number: 3440
Lister (Palmer): P1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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