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Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle as a young man

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Full length engraved portrait of the writer as a young man.

 

Detail:

facsimile signature - Yours faithfully / T Carlyle
printing - TRANSLATOR OF "WILHELM MEISTER"

 

Carlyle made an intensive study of German literature, publishing Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship (1824), a translation of the novel Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre (1796) by the German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Materials/Media:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
L 217mm, W 154mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1936.120
Digital Number:
DMFA080n
Creation Date:
1833
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council