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Satan presiding at the Infernal Council: P.1188-1974

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Satan presiding at the Infernal Council
Book 2 line 1
The Paradise Lost of John Milton


Printmaker: Martin, John
Printer: Chatfield & Coleman (?)
Publisher: Prowett, Septimus



Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974-12) by Mackley, George


1825 CE - 1827 CE


From the small plate (quarto) edition of The Paradise Lost of Milton with illustrations designed and engraved by John Martin, London, Septimus Prowett, 1827. Edition of 50.


School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Designed & Engraved by J. Martin Esqr.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Book 2. line 1.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Proof
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Edition
  • Text: London Published by Septimus Prowett, 23, Old Bond Street. 1825
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1188-1974
Primary reference Number: 98464
Balston: 9a4C(5)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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