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Printing Plate - An unknown woman

An unknown woman

  • Object:

    Printing Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Holl, William II the younger, born 1807 - died 1871 (etcher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etched copperplate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Frank Underhill

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case V, shelf 6, box C

Physical description

Etched copperplate with a portrait of an unknown young woman, head and shoulders, facing half right and wearing a locket. On the back are slight sketches.

Place of Origin

Britain (possibly, made)


mid 19th century (made)


Holl, William II the younger, born 1807 - died 1871 (etcher)

Materials and Techniques

Etched copperplate


Height: 12.3 cm, Width: 8.2 cm

Descriptive line

Printing plate depicting an unknown woman, etched copperplate, possibly by William Holl the younger, mid-19th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966. London: HMSO, 1967.





Subjects depicted



Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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