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Lord and Lady Melbourne and Family

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Macbeth-Raeburn, Henry, born 1860 - died 1947 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case NN, shelf 7, box B

Physical description

Conversation piece of Lord and Lady Melbourne and family with their horses and dogs.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


20th century (made)


Macbeth-Raeburn, Henry, born 1860 - died 1947 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'2-1 State Broken Black.'
Inscribed in pencil


Height: 21.625 in, Width: 28.625 in

Descriptive line

Print by Henry Macbeth-Raeburn after an anonymous painting, conversation piece of Lord and Lady Melbourne and family, mezzotint, 2nd state, Great Britain, 20th century

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933

Production Note

2nd state.





Subjects depicted

Dogs; Conversation piece; Family; Portrait; Horses; Landscape


Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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