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The Forsaken Merman: P.751-1974

Object information

Titles

The Forsaken Merman
The Cambridge Book of Poetry for Children

Maker(s)

Raverat, Gwendolen (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1932

Note

Illustration to "The Forsaken Merman", in The Cambridge Book of Poetry for Children, 1932

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Image Height 61 mm Width 84 mm
Sheet Height 73 mm Width 91 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 5
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number
  • Text: G Raverat
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.751-1974
Primary reference Number: 7680
Selborne/Newman: 257
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Forsaken Merman" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7680 Accessed: 2022-06-25 15:07:57

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