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Block for the Wigs, or -The New State Whirligig: P.176-1948

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Current Location: In storage


Block for the Wigs, or -The New State Whirligig


Printmaker: Gillray, James
Publisher: Humphrey, William



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Beaumont, Violet, Lady


18th century
Production date: AD 1783


Published May 5th 1783

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.176-1948
Primary reference Number: 161491
Stephens/George: 6227
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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