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Thomas Hardy: P.10-1979

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Thomas Hardy
The Mayor of Casterbridge


Printmaker: Parker, Agnes Miller



Measurements and weight

Height: 102 mm
Width: 75 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1979-07) by Mackley, George


Illustration to Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge. Portrait of the author for Hardy's preface.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: For Hardy's preface. / I took this rendering for Hardy's / head from Eric Kennington's / statue which is in Dorchester.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.10-1979
Primary reference Number: 3482
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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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