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George Cumberland's Card: P.13448-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


George Cumberland's Card


Printmaker: Blake, William



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) by Keynes, Geoffrey


19th century
Production date: circa AD 1827

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid. Fragment of a watermark ('96') appears lower left)
Sheet Height 102 mm Width 161 mm
Plate Height 33 mm Width 82 mm

Techniques used in production

Line engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Mr. Cumberland.
  • Location: Image centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: W Blake inv & sc:/ A AE 70 1827
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: H.
  • Location: Sheet upper centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Letter

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.13448-R
Primary reference Number: 199890
Essick: XXI 1Q
Bindman: 654
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 5 November 2014 Updated: Monday 17 November 2014 Last processed: Thursday 18 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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