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William Makepeace Thackeray: P.3023-R

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Current Location: In storage


William Makepeace Thackeray


Printmaker: Holl, Francis
Draughtsman: Laurence, Samuel (After)
Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co




William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)


History note: C Webber (Balham) sold to John Charrington [Lugt 572], August 1930.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Charrington, John


Production date: AD 1853-03-01

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 350 mm Width 293 mm
Sheet Height 481 mm Width 354 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Drawn by Samuel Laurence
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Engraved by Francis Holl
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Lugt 572

  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: W M Thackeray
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: London, Published March 1, 1853, by Smith, Elder & Co., 65, Cornhill
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3023-R
Primary reference Number: 81255
O'Donoghue: 10
Lugt: 572
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 June 2021 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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