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Little Tom the Sailor: P.4176-R

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Little Tom the Sailor


Printmaker: Walker, Emery
Printmaker: Blake, William (After)



Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1886


Facsimile of 'Little Tom the Sailor', by William Hayley, headpiece, text, tailpiece and colophon published originally 1800

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper ( poor quality gazed paper)
Sheet Height 585 mm Width 235 mm

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Facsimilie by Emery Walker/ 1886
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4176-R
Primary reference Number: 118327
Bindman: 384
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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