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William Blake

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18th century
113 x 70 mm (4.4 x 2.8 in.)

William Blake, British (English), (1757–1827)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Relief etching printed in black ink on J. Whatman (1831?) paper
Print impression quality: Good
Series: from Songs of Experience
Edition: Edition printed ca. 1831, published 1831
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Charles Eliot Norton (inscribed in pencil, lower right). Probably from a book broken up by Weyhe Gallery, New York, ca. 1931, per G. E. Bently, Blake Books (1977), pp. 370, 429
Bibliography: Binyon 225; for relief etching, see Binyon pp. 9–16.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937
Accession Number: 1937.D1.92

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  • elderly - Use for those in the later stage of life, commonly considered as 65 years of age and older. [November 1992 alternate term added. January 1991 descriptor moved. 19900291 lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "aged". 19900191 scope note added.]
  • England - TGN 7002445
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • London - TGN 7011781
  • youth - Use for people below the age of full maturity, generally 17 years of age and younger. [April 1994 lead-in terms added. September 1993 scope note added. August 1993 related terms added. November 1992 alternate term added. September 1990 lead-in terms added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 113 x 70 mm (4.4 x 2.8 in.)

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