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George Cumberland's Card: P.13448-R

Object information

Titles

George Cumberland's Card

Maker(s)

Blake, William (Printmaker)

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

Dating

19th century
Production date: circa AD 1827

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Ink

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
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "George Cumberland's Card" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/199890 Accessed: 2022-06-26 03:48:56

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