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The love letter: P.3513-R

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Current Location: In storage


The love letter


Designer: Eiri, Rekisentei




Colour print from woodblocks. Ôban. Signed: Rekisentei Eiri ga.


History note: Thomas Bates Blow (1854–1941)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by Riches, Thomas Henry

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Sheet Height 386 mm Width 257 mm

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Colour printing

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Accession number: P.3513-R
Primary reference Number: 182459
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 February 2021 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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