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Wierd Sisters; Ministers of Darkness; Minions of the Moon: P.248-1948

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Current Location: In storage


Wierd Sisters; Ministers of Darkness; Minions of the Moon


Printmaker: Gillray, James
Publisher: Humphrey, Hannah



Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Production date: AD 1791


Published July 2d 1792

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Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.248-1948
Primary reference Number: 206828
Stephens/George: 7937
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Created: Tuesday 6 October 2015 Updated: Wednesday 17 March 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 10 August 2022

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

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