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Spring: P.702-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update


Songs of Innocence


Printmaker: Blake, William
Printer: Tatham, Frederick




History note: From the collection of Mrs Sidney Morse, Christie's, 19 March 1937.

Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1789 : This copy was printed c. 1831


Posthumous impression

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Grey ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 116 mm Width 80 mm
Sheet Height 241 mm Width 197 mm

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Spring
  • Location: Image upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.702-1985
Primary reference Number: 31560
Bindman: 231
Bentley: 139 M
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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