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Little Tom the Sailor: P.4176-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Little Tom the Sailor

Maker(s)

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

Entities

Categories

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1886

Note

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

School or Style

British

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: Wednesday 1 February 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Little Tom the Sailor" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118327 Accessed: 2023-02-02 10:37:57

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