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Ten etchings illustrative of The Devil's Walk

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (series)

    • Ten etchings illustrative of The Devil's Walk
  • Description

    Scene in a bookshop; the Devil seated in an armchair at left with a book on his knee, conversing with the shopkeeper; gentlemen standing in background around the counter; proof illustration to Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 'The Devil's Walk' ('he went into a rich Bookseller's shop'); early touched proof. 1830
    Etching touched with graphite


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1830
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 250 millimetres
    • Width: 202 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image on books and journals.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1892,0714.50 for a late state.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Devil's Walk
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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