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The Lock: P.53-1983

Object information


The Lock


Mackley, George (Printmaker)

Legal notes

Through F.B. Jevons, Riley & Pope

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1983-10) by Mackley, Emily Kate, Miss



Folded card

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Image Height 102 mm Width 126 mm
Sheet Height 139 mm Width 159 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The Lock
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: 9/75
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition
  • Text: George Mackley
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Will write soon. The ICI block / was finished, sent off & / paid for all in good time. / Love to both of you. George
  • Location: Inside the card
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.53-1983
Primary reference Number: 5685
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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