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Tailpiece: P.471-1985

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Little Tom the Sailor


Printmaker: Blake, William



Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 116 mm
Width: 165 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1800


Proof of the tailpiece for Little Tom the Sailor, by William Hayley, 1800

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Relief etching
White line method

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.471-1985
Primary reference Number: 666
Bindman: 384 b
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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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