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William Makepeace Thackeray: P.3023-R

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William Makepeace Thackeray


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


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/CE 1853-03-01

School or Style


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
  • Inscription
  • Text: Engraved by Francis Holl
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Inscription

Inscription present: Lugt 572

  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Stamp
  • Text: W M Thackeray
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: London, Published March 1, 1853, by Smith, Elder & Co., 65, Cornhill
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • 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: Thursday 17 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-11-30 15:35:14

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{{cite web|url=|title=Print|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-11-30 15:35:14|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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