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Sir Patrick Spens: P.437-1974

Object information

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Sir Patrick Spens


Printmaker: Raverat, Gwendolen



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974-12) by Gurney, Sophie and Hambro, Elisabeth


Production date: AD 1909


Illustration for the anonymous ballad, Sir Patrick Spens.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 82 mm Width 103 mm
Sheet Height 90 mm Width 106 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sir Patrick Spens
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: G Raverat
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.437-1974
Primary reference Number: 6878
Selborne/Newman: 11
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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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