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Brass rubbing

Brass rubbing

  • Place of origin:

    Sussex, England (Location of original brass. Rubbing would have been made on site., made)

  • Date:

    1402 (made)
    Early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (Identity of original brass-maker and of 20th century rubbing-maker unknown., production)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Misses W. and M. Tregaskis

  • Museum number:

    E.546-1949

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LP, shelf 30

Place of Origin

Sussex, England (Location of original brass. Rubbing would have been made on site., made)

Date

1402 (made)
Early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (Identity of original brass-maker and of 20th century rubbing-maker unknown., production)

Dimensions

Height: 88.5 in, Width: 32.75 in

Descriptive line

Brass rubbing of Sir William Fienlez, Herstmonceux Church, Sussex, 1402

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1949, London: HMSO, 1961.
The full text of the record is as follows:

'ANONYMOUS: Brasses: Monumental
...

Brass (effigy, canopy, and marginal inscription in French) of Sir William Fienlez, in armour. 1402. Hurstmonceux [sic] Church, Sussex. (M.S.I)
Rubbing
E.546-1949

Given by the Misses W and M. Tregakiss'
Mill Stephenson, A List of Monumental Brasses in the British Isles, London, 1926, and Supplement, 1956.

Categories

Death; Metalwork; Rubbings

Collection code

PDP

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