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"Alternate leaf and acorn ball in wreath about her hair," Illustration to "The Talking Oak" in "Poems by Alfred Tennyson"

Inscription

l.r.: "DALZIEL Sc"; Artist's notes and drawings in pencil in margins

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

1857

Dimensions

Block: 9.5 x 8.2 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.); Sheet: 19 x 15.1 cm (7 1/2 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3306

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof, with artist's notes and sketches to engraver in margins in graphite pencil and with partial proof (of bride's head) adhered to upper left corner of sheet

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