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Frontispiece to The Universal Songster, vol. I: P.243-1941

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Frontispiece to The Universal Songster, vol. I


Printmaker: Cruikshank, George



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941-12) by Palgrave, Francis, Rev. and Annora, Miss


Production date: AD 1825


From The Universal Songster, or Museum of Mirth: forming the most complete, extensive and valuable collection of ancient and modern songs in the English Language..., London, 1825, vol. I

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Materials used in production

Coloured ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 193 mm Width 114 mm
Sheet Height 212 mm Width 122 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Designed & Etched on Steel for the Universal Songster, / BY GEORGE CRUIKSHANK.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.243-1941
Primary reference Number: 282
Cohn: 820 I ii
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Frontispiece to The Universal Songster, vol. I" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-09-23 13:31:20

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