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Baby's Own Aesop: 1606

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Titles

Baby's Own Aesop

Maker(s)

Crane, Walter (Draughtsman)

Description

28 leaves bound in a 'cardboard' cover, which is illustrated in watercolour, pen and ink.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-12) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD 1887

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Sheet Size Height 180 mm Width 187 mm
Book Size Height 185 mm Width 187 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BABY'S . OWN . AESOP
  • Location: Outer front cover, top
  • Method of creation: Red watercolour
  • Text: WALTER . CRANE
  • Location: Outer front cover, middle
  • Method of creation: Red watercolour
  • Text: ROUTLEDGE
  • Location: Outer front cover, bottom
  • Method of creation: Red watercolour
  • Text: 100 guineas
  • Location: Frontispiece, verso, top left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: ALSO BY THE / SAME: "THE / BABY'S / OPERA" / & / "THE / BABY'S / BOUQVET" / ENGRAVED & PRINTED / IN COLOURS BY / EDMUND . EVANS
  • Location: Outer back cover
  • Method of creation: Red watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1606
Primary reference Number: 10081
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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