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Frontispiece to Jerusalem: P.24-2018

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Frontispiece to Jerusalem
Title-page to Europe A Prophecy
Europe A Prophecy

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

Entities

Categories

Description

A single leaf used for proofing first Europe title page (1794) in grey-black on the recto, and then Jerusalem frontispiece (1808), printed in two colours, charcoal-black and orange-brown.

Legal notes

From the collection of Sir Geoffrey Keynes. Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by HM Government from the estate of Anne Pinsent Keynes and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2018) by H.M. Government

Dating

18th Century
1794 - 1808

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Sheet Height 260 mm Width 195 mm

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.24-2018
Primary reference Number: 288402
Bindman: 168
Bindman (Blake): 520 ii
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 2 June 2021 Updated: Tuesday 20 February 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 20 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Frontispiece to Jerusalem" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/288402 Accessed: 2024-07-19 07:06:24

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/288402 |title=Frontispiece to Jerusalem |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-19 07:06:24|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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