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Self and Jackdaw: P.78-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Self and Jackdaw


Printmaker: Austin, Robert Sargent



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981-06) by Sproule, Sarah, Miss


Production date: AD 1942-11-21


First state, first proof

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 203 mm Width 174 mm
Sheet Height 269 mm Width 225 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 6 November 1942
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: Robert Austin
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1st proof, 1st state. 3 proofs. Nov. 21, 1942
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.78-1981
Primary reference Number: 512
Dodgson (Austin): 133
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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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