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The Dog strove to attract his attention: P.476-1985 (2)

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Object information

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Titles

The Dog strove to attract his attention
Original Stories from Real Life

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William
Publisher: Johnson, Joseph

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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

Dating

Production date: AD 1791 : This copy was printed in 1796

Note

Plate 2 from Original Stories from Real Life, Mary Wollstonecraft, 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
Plate Height 145 mm Width 83 mm
Sheet Height 227 mm Width 149 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P. 24
  • Location: Plate upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Blake inv. & sculp
  • Location: Plate lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Published by J. Johnson, Septr. 1. 1791.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: The Dog strove to attract his attention. / He said, Thou wilt not leave me !
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.476-1985 (2)
Primary reference Number: 628
Bindman: 110
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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