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The Tree of Liberty: P.470-1948

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Tree of Liberty


Printmaker: Gillray, James
Publisher: Humphrey, Hannah



Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Production date: AD 1798


Published May 23rd 1798

School or Style


Components of the work

Sheet Height 397 mm Width 293 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.470-1948
Primary reference Number: 279984
Stephens/George: 9214
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 20 January 2021 Updated: Tuesday 25 October 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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