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A Prophecy (fragment): P.666-1985.1

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A Prophecy (fragment)
America A Prophecy


Printmaker: Todd, Ruthven
Draughtsman: Blake, William (After)



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


1793 - 1947


Modern impression from fragment of original copper plate for cancelled plate (Bindman 164a).

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured ink
Grey ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 166 mm Width 128 mm
Plate Height 80 mm Width 58 mm

Techniques used in production

Colour printing
Relief etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.666-1985.1
Primary reference Number: 31790
Bindman: 164a (ii)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 30 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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