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The Noble game of the Swan: P.14100-R

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Titles

The Noble game of the Swan

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown
Printer: Smallfield, George
Publisher: Darton, William

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Description

Game board with 19 compartments.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Spencer George Perceval, 1923

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1821

Note

Inscription on neck of the swan "The Noble Game of the Swan containing amusement and instruction for all ages and sizes" and "London W. D TON 58, Holborn" and "London: Published by William Darton; 58, Holborn Hill."

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14100-R
Primary reference Number: 205856
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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