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Godiva: P.188-1951

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The Moxon Tennyson


Hunt, William Holman (Draughtsman)
Dalziel family (Printmaker)


History note: Bought at the J.P. Heseltine Sale, June 3. 1935, lot 97

Legal notes

Bequeathed in 1949, entered in 1951.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1951-07) by Dodgson, Campbell


Production date: AD/CE 1857


Illustration to Tennyson's Poems (Moxon, 1857)

Proof on India paper. There were 3 or 4 proofs taken from the block without letterpress.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of India paper Sheet: Height 138 mm Width 132 mm
Plate: Height 94 mm Width 81 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DALZIEL
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature

Inscription present: John Postle Heseltine

  • Text: J: P: H:
  • Location: Verso lower left
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.188-1951
Primary reference Number: 2713
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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