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The Sleeping Shepherd: P.106-1945

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Sleeping Shepherd


Printmaker: Palmer, Samuel



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-05) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1857


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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 124 mm Width 103 mm
Sheet Height 149 mm Width 131 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Samuel Palmer.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.106-1945
Primary reference Number: 3444
Lister (Palmer): E6 IV
Alexander (Palmer): 6 IV
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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