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Print - The Colosseum of Rome
  • The Colosseum of Rome
    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881
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The Colosseum of Rome

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1846 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by A. H. Palmer

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 89

Physical description

Wood engraving print on paper.

Place of Origin

London (published)


1846 (published)


Samuel Palmer, born 1805 - died 1881 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Wood engraving


Height: 6.7 cm, Width: 7.6 cm

Descriptive line

Wood engraving print after Samuel Palmer, 'The Colosseum of Rome'; illustration to 'Pictures from Italy' by Charles Dickens; published 1846.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Charles Dickens: An exhibition to celebrate the centenary of his death London: HMSO, 1970. P.44. Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, June-September 1970.

Production Note

Illustration to 'Pictures from Italy' by Charles Dickens, p.5, 1846.


Printing ink; Paper


Engraving; Relief printing




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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