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The rising moon, or, an English pastoral

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1872,0511.977

  • Title (object)

    • The rising moon, or, an English pastoral
  • Description

    Shepherd watching the moon rising behind a hill while his flock sleeps. 1857 Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1857
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 118 millimetres (image (cut within platemark))
    • Width: 192 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    An unfinished working proof

  • Bibliography

    • Lister 1988 E.7.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    1991 Feb-April, Bath, Holburne Museum, Samuel Palmer
    1991 May-June, Gwent, Newport Mus & AG, Samuel Palmer
    1991 Oct-Nov, Inverness Museum & AG, Samuel Palmer
    1992 Jan-March, Newcastle, Hatton Gallery, Samuel Palmer
    2011 April-June, Walsall, New Art Gallery, Towards the Light

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1872

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1872,0511.977

Shepherd watching the moon rising behind a hill while his flock sleeps.  1857 Etching

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Shepherd watching the moon rising behind a hill while his flock sleeps. 1857 Etching

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