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... the Stars/That nature hung in Heav'n, and fill'd their Lamps/With everlasting oil, to give due light/To the misled and lonely Travailer.

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... the Stars/That nature hung in Heav'n, and fill'd their Lamps/With everlasting oil, to give due light/To the misled and lonely Travailer.

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Title
... the Stars/That nature hung in Heav'n, and fill'd their Lamps/With everlasting oil, to give due light/To the misled and lonely Travailer.
Names
Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) (Artist)
Milton, John (1608-1674) (Author)
Collection

Comus

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1921
Place: London
Publisher: W. Heinemann
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Eng. 1921 (Rackham, 1921) Milton
Topics
Night
Notes
Content: This Edition is limited to 550 copies numbered and signed by the Artist, of which 400 are for sale in the United Kingdom, 100 for sale in the United States of America, and 50 for presentation. This is No 251.
Statement of responsibility: by John Milton; illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Content: Color plate mounted on brown art paper; plate accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress.
Physical Description
Extent: Print : mounted plate: approx. 7 x 5 in., full page: 11.5 x 9 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72c1c050-c6bd-012f-f75f-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1921: Issued
  • 1939: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "... the Stars/That nature hung in Heav'n, and fill'd their Lamps/With everlasting oil, to give due light/To the misled and lonely Travailer." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1921. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5f3b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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... the Stars/That nature hung in Heav'n, and fill'd their Lamps/With everlasting oil, to give due light/To the misled and lonely Travailer.