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Life on the Upper Thames: P.1727-R

Object information


Life on the Upper Thames


Palmer, William James (Printmaker)
Robertson, Henry Robert (Draughtsman)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912-01) by Robertson, Henry Robert


Production date: AD 1875


Engraver's proof, burnished by hand, not printed in a press

Illustration to H. R. Robertson's "Life on the Upper Thames" which first appeared in the Art Journal in 1875.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper Image Height 89 mm Width 120 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: HRR
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1727-R
Primary reference Number: 6432
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Life on the Upper Thames" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-06-30 23:34:31

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{{cite web|url= |title=Life on the Upper Thames |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-30 23:34:31|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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