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Sailor's Wife: P.439-1974

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Sailor's Wife


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 ballad, Sir Patrick Spens.

Third state. A further state exists as one section of Ursula Darwin's Bookplate, c.1910 (Fitzwilliam Museum).

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 83 mm Width 41 mm
Sheet Height 86 mm Width 45 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.439-1974
Primary reference Number: 6881
Selborne/Newman: 13 III
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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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