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Chaucer

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1939,0410.46

  • Title (object)

    • Chaucer
  • Description

    Portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer; half length, to the left, reaching forwards; wearing hood and gown, with pen in case hanging around neck.
    Stipple and etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1830-1850
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 261 millimetres
    • Width: 175 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, followed by "From a Limning in Occleve's Poems in the British Museum", and production detail, "Engraved by J. Thomson / Under the Superintendance of the Society for the Diffusion of Knowledge / London, Published by Charles Knight, Ludgate Street & Pall Mall".
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits British CVII P1)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1939

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1939,0410.46

Portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer; half length, to the left, reaching forwards; wearing hood and gown, with pen in case hanging around neck.  Stipple and etching

Recto

Portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer; half length, to the left, reaching forwards; wearing hood and gown, with pen in case hanging around neck. Stipple and etching

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