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Sleeping it off

1870 (published)
Place of origin

Illustration printed on two sheets.

Object details

Object type
TitleSleeping it off (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
'Sleeping it off'. Illustration by Sir Luke Fildes to face page 183 of The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens, wood-engraving, proof, 1870.
Physical description
Illustration printed on two sheets.
  • Height: 10.2cm
  • Width: 16.5cm
Taken from the departmental Micromedia catalogue.
Production typeProof
In the collection of Sir Paul Fildes is a photograph of the final design, reversed, as used for transferring the design onto the block.
Literary reference'The Mystery of Edwin Drood' by Charles Dickens
Bibliographic reference
Taken from departmental Micromedia catalogue.
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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