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Illustrated Book - Tennyson's Poems

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1978P203
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1857 - 1857

Maker Information

Artist:Dante Gabriel Rossetti - View biography for Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Artist:John Everett Millais - View biography for John Everett Millais
Artist:William Holman Hunt - View biography for William Holman Hunt
Engraver:Dalziel Brothers - View biography for Dalziel Brothers
Engraver:William James Linton - View biography for William James Linton
Printer:Bradbury and Evans - View history
Publisher:Edward Moxon - View biography for Edward Moxon

Notes

This volume, published by Edward Moxon in 1857, features illustrations by Millais, Rossetti, Holman Hunt, Mulready, Creswick, Horsley, Stanfield and Maclise. A number of the drawings for these designs are in the Birmingham collection. The five engravings by Rossetti are as follows: The Lady of Shalott(p.75), Mariana in the South (p.82), two engravings of The Palace of Art (pp. 113, 119), and Sir Galahad (p.305).

Acquired from Birmingham Reference Library (Arts Department), 1963.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Arts and Crafts Tennyson
Medium:Wood engraved illustrations in bound volume.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:235 mm
Width:175 mm
Depth:40 mm