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The Swans Take the Princess Across the Lake: P.1053-1974

Object information

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The Swans Take the Princess Across the Lake
The Bird Talisman


Printmaker: Raverat, Gwendolen



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1939


Hand coloured

Illustration to The Bird Talisman, 1939.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Coloured ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 51 mm Width 111 mm
Sheet Height 55 mm Width 116 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Wood engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1053-1974
Primary reference Number: 8240
Selborne/Newman: 504
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 18 July 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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