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The mistletoe- a Christmas tale.

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • The mistletoe- a Christmas tale.
  • Description

    (For description see other impression). 12 September 1800
    Etching and engraving with letterpress text

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1800
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 190 millimetres (plate)
    • Width: 251 millimetres (plate)
    • Height: 494 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 306 millimetres (sheet)
  • Bibliography

    • Laurie & Whittle Quarto Drolls 1795 248 ? bibliographic details
    • BM Satires 9661 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British 1800 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat)   Etching and engraving with letterpress text

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat) Etching and engraving with letterpress text

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