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The Lord of Burleigh: P.1700-R

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The Lord of Burleigh


Printmaker: Dalziel family
Designer: Millais, John Everett




History note: C. Fairfax Murray

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1916-12)


Illustration to Moxon's Tennyson's Poems, 1857.

Progress proof, touched by the artist, with a sketch and numerous instructions to the engravers on the margins.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper
Sheet Height 168 mm Width 197 mm
Image Height 83 mm Width 96 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving : Touched in graphite by Millais, with a sketch and numerous instructions to the engravers on the margins.

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JEM
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: DALZIEL Sc.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1700-R
Primary reference Number: 6283
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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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