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print / book-illustration

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Some village Hampden; four figures stopping people at a gate, two men in the foreground leaning against the gate which further figures push from the other side who speak to the third man inside the gate on the right, a boy in the left foreground using a stick against dogs outside, horsemen in the background approaching to the gate; plate 10 to Gray's 'Elegy in a country churchyard' (Etching Club: 1847); second state after the plate size reduced and a hat and staff added in the right foreground. 1847
    Etching, printed on chine collé


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  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1847
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 152 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 224 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with artist's name: "CW Cope EC".
  • Curator's comments

    See 1840,1214.33 for comment.

    A complete set of the Etching Club's "Elegy" series is kept at 190*.b.14 (1862,0524.22 to 50).

  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Elegy in a country churchyard
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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