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Etchings for the Art-Union of London by the Etching Club

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (series)

    • Etchings for the Art-Union of London by the Etching Club
  • Description

    Plate 24: Milton's Dream of his deceased wife (Sonnet 18); Milton sleeping in a canopied bed, the ghost looking over her on the left, a lamp and open book on low table in the right foreground, shoes scattered on the floor, the crescent seen through a window behind the bed on the right with the curtain open; first working proof, before frame and letters. 1857
    Etching, printed on chine collé


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1857
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 118 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 110 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published date 1857 from the series. See 1870,1112.439 for comment.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Sonnet 18
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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