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Handwriting: 1079/1

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Object information


  • Order of Chaucer
  • Kelmscott Chaucer

Named entities

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Given
  • Dates: 1922


Measurements and weight

  • Height: 323 mm
  • Width: 202 mm

Materials used in production

Components of the work

Techniques used in production

  • Handwriting : Pen and brown ink on blue lined, white laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Type: Watermark

Inscription present: [ ] indicates graphite, all other inscriptions brown ink

  • Text: Order of Chaucer / 1 The Tales [-7] / 2 ABC of Chaucer --------------- / 3 Complaint of Pity / 4 Complaint of Mars / 5 Complaint of Venus / 6 Complaint of Anelyda against the False Arcite / 7 The Former Age / 8 Good Council of Chaucer / 9 A Proverb / 10 Lines to Scogan / 11 Lines to Buckton / A ballad of Gentlesse / 13 Visage sans Peinture / Complaint to his Purse } minor poems making in all 13 p.p / 15 Romaunt of the Rose [17] / 16 Parliament of Fowles [6] / 17 Boethius [2] / 18 Death of Blanche the Dutchess [1] / 19 The Astrolabeie [1] 20 Legend of Good Women [12] / 21 House of Fame [6 at least] / 22 ('Troil' crossed out) Troilus & Cressida ['8' (crossed out) 12]
  • Location: Throughout
  • Method of creation: Brown ink and graphite

Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Identification numbers

Audit data

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

Associated institutions

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