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Creator:
Print made by Benjamin Fawcett, 1808–1893, British
after A. F. Lydon, 1836–1914, British
after John Leighton, 1822–1912, British
Printed by George Cargill Leighton, 1826–1895, British
Title:

Scene Illustration: Milton's 'L'Allegro'

Additional Title(s):

"Till the live-long daylight fail; Then to the spicy nut-brown ale."

Part Of:

Collective Title: Gems from the Poets

Date:
between 1860 and 1885
Medium:
Wood-engraving, printed in color with additional hand-coloring on moderately thick, smooth, cream card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 13/16 x 9 3/4 inches (17.3 x 24.8 cm) and Image: 4 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches (11.5 x 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "MHD | £42"; upper right: "159 (circled)"; center: "L'Allegro. | Milton. | F. Lydon B. Fawcett | G.B.L. [...] G. b. Leighton"

Marked with imprint, lower right: "4 Red Lion Square, London | G. C. L. | Chromatic Printer (image of belt circles text)"

Lettered, lower left inside image: "F. LYDON Del."; lower center: "Till the live-long daylight fail; | Then to the spicy nut-brown ale."; lower right inside image: "B. Fawcett"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10705
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basket | bonnets | cane | caps | carpet | cats | children | clock | cottage | discussion (meeting) | eating | evening | families | fathers | fire | fireplace | gathering | genre subject | hats | house | illustration | inside | lantern | mothers | nighttime | parents | peasants | poem | poetry | stone | stool
Associated People:
Milton, John (1608–1674), poet and polemicist
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28933
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