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The Magic Ring: P.660-1985

Object information

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The Magic Ring
The Bird Talisman


Printmaker: Raverat, Gwendolen



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


Production date: AD 1939


Colour printed and hand coloured

Illustration to The Bird Talisman, 1939.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Coloured ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 189 mm Width 108 mm
Sheet Height 207 mm Width 124 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Colour printing
Wood engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.660-1985
Primary reference Number: 8215
Selborne/Newman: 497
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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

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