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The last dream.

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1872,1012.2313

  • Title (object)

    • The last dream.
  • Description

    Monument of Miss Hutton of Sowber Hill, with sculpture of a dead woman lying on a bed, holding a book under her left arm; two female angels levitating above the bed, surrounded by clouds, the one at left with her arm around the waist of the other, looking down at the woman with an inviting gesture of her hand, the one at right pointing towards the sky; illustration to 'The Art Journal'; after a drawing by Roffe of the monument by Edwards. 1858
    Stipple, engraving and etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1858
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 328 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 243 millimetres (sheet)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image on base of monument with ' "Her sun went down while it was yet day" / "But unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness" ', and below image with title, 'From a monument by J. Edwards. / To the late Miss Hutton, of Sowber Hill, near Northallerton.', and production details: 'F. R. Roffe, delt. / R. A. Artlett, sct. / London, James S. Virtue.'.
  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Art Journal
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1872

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1872,1012.2313

Monument of Miss Hutton of Sowber Hill, with sculpture of a dead woman lying on a bed, holding a book under her left arm; two female angels levitating above the bed, surrounded by clouds, the one at left with her arm around the waist of the other, looking down at the woman with an inviting gesture of her hand, the one at right pointing towards the sky; illustration to 'The Art Journal'; after a drawing by Roffe of the monument by Edwards.  1858  Stipple, engraving and etching

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Monument of Miss Hutton of Sowber Hill, with sculpture of a dead woman lying on a bed, holding a book under her left arm; two female angels levitating above the bed, surrounded by clouds, the one at left with her arm around the waist of the other, looking down at the woman with an inviting gesture of her hand, the one at right pointing towards the sky; illustration to 'The Art Journal'; after a drawing by Roffe of the monument by Edwards. 1858 Stipple, engraving and etching

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