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Death and the Husbandman: P.408-1949

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Death and the Husbandman
The Doings of Death


Bryden, Robert (Printmaker)
Strang, William (Draughtsman)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell


Production date: AD 1901


From a complete set of Doings of Death, printed from the outline blocks. Unpublished in this state.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Image Height 280 mm Width 285 mm
Sheet Height 382 mm Width 508 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: letters W and S inscribed in a rectangle

  • Text: W.S.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.408-1949
Primary reference Number: 3640
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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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