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Little Tom the Sailor: P.470-1985

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Current Location: In storage


Little Tom the Sailor


Printmaker: Blake, William



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

Measurements and weight

Height: 580 mm
Width: 190 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1800


Little Tom the Sailor, by William Hayley, headpiece, text, tailpiece and colophon 1800

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.470-1985
Primary reference Number: 118254
Bindman: 384
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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