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Opening the Fold or Early Morning: P.1716-R

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Opening the Fold or Early Morning


Printmaker: Palmer, Samuel




History note: Ex-collections F.L. Griggs and A.H. Palmer

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1880


Third state, trial proof before publication line, with a remarque in the lower left margin.

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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 161 mm Width 231 mm
Sheet Height 260 mm Width 363 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: S. PALMER INV. FEC.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: F.L.G. from A.H. Palmer's collection
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Remarque Trial proof; private press
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition
  • Text: 2667
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1716-R
Primary reference Number: 6406
Lister (Palmer): E13 III
Alexander (Palmer): 13 III
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 August 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 11 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Opening the Fold or Early Morning" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-12-02 05:57:05

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