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King Arthur in the Vale of Avalon: P.1982-R

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Current Location: In storage


King Arthur in the Vale of Avalon
The Moxon Tennyson


Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
Printmaker: Dalziel family



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1916-12) by Unknown


Production date: circa AD 1857


Illustration to Moxon's "Tennyson's Poems"

Progress proof, touched by the artist and bearing numerous directions to the engravers.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 102 mm Width 150 mm
Image Height 40 mm Width 93 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving : Touched

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: N. 3
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: directions to the engravers, signed by Rossetti

  • Location: Upper and lower left and right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1982-R
Primary reference Number: 9127
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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