Skip to main content

George Cumberland's Card: P.400-1985

An image of Print

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

George Cumberland's Card

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 33 mm
Width: 82 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Keynes, Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1827

Note

Printed in Green/Sepia ink

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Line engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Mr. Cumberland.
  • Location: Image centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: W Blake inv & sc:/ A AE 70 1827
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.400-1985
Primary reference Number: 118218
Essick: XXI 1N
Bindman: 654 (i)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "George Cumberland's Card" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118218 Accessed: 2024-07-25 12:10:50

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118218 |title=George Cumberland's Card |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-25 12:10:50|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-118218

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/pdp/pdp82/p_400_1985_1_201308_amt49_dc2.jpg"
        alt="George Cumberland's Card"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">George Cumberland's Card</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...