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David Hartley, M.A.: P.557-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

David Hartley, M.A.

Maker(s)

Blake, William (Printmaker)
Shackleton, John (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 282 mm
Width: 225 mm

Relative size of this object

22.5 m28.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: AD 1791

Note

Frontispiece to Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations, in Two Parts, by David Hartley M.A. London: Printed for J. Johnson, No 72, St. Paul's Church Yard, 1791.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Blake . sc.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: David Hartley, M. A. / From a Painting by Shackelton.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Published by J. Johnson, in St. Paul's Church-yard, March 1st. 1791.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.557-1985
Primary reference Number: 31478
Bentley: 464
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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