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The Blighted Corn, by William Blake

Image attached to PD.162-1985

An image of The Blighted Corn. Blake, William (British, 1757-1827). Graphite, pen and grey wash on paper, height 41 mm, width 96 mm. Study for plate 6 of Thornton's 'Virgil', c. 1820.

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The Blighted Corn. Blake, William (British, 1757-1827). Graphite, pen and grey wash on paper, height 41 mm, width 96 mm. Study for plate 6 of Thornton's 'Virgil', c. 1820.

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  • Accession Number: PD.162-1985
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 458 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 434.48kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2013:08:13 15:16:43

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19th Century Blake blighted British School cornfield crescent moon drawing ear of corn English exterior fields Fitz_PDP harvest moon moonlight sheaf sketch trees Virgil William Blake windy

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