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The Bellman: P.1722-R

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Object information


The Bellman


Palmer, Samuel (Printmaker)


History note: Ex-collection F.L. Griggs

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD/CE 1879


Fifth state, with a remarque in the lower right margin.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of vellum (skin) Plate: Height 160 mm Width 232 mm
Sheet: Height 241 mm Width 353 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: S. PALMER INV. ET FEC. / MEAD VALE / RED HILL / 1879
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: Samuel Palmer
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Signature
  • Text: 2695
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Number

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1722-R
Primary reference Number: 6421
Lister (Palmer): E11 V
Alexander (Palmer): 11 V
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-21 18:28:28

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{{cite web|url=|title=Print|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-01-21 18:28:28|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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