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Subject from Macbeth: P.1322-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Subject from Macbeth


Printmaker: Richmond, George



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1928-12-18) by Dodgson, Campbell


Production date: AD 1827

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Sheet Height 171 mm Width 129 mm
Plate Height 69 mm Width 47 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: It was the owl that shriek'd, the fatal bell-man. - MACBETH.
  • Location: Plate upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: G. Richmond Delt. et Scult.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1827.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: London, Published for the Proprietors, by J. Mead, 10, Gough Square, Fleet Street. / Paris, M.M. Aubert Lepizig, T.O. Weigel
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1322-R
Primary reference Number: 3518
Dodgson (Richmond): 2
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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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