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The Princess Drowned by Baboof: P.1062-1974

Object information


The Princess Drowned by Baboof
The Bird Talisman


Raverat, Gwendolen (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1939


Colour printed

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 157 mm Width 111 mm
Sheet Height 240 mm Width 145 mm

Techniques used in production

Colour printing Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 50
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Baboof tries to drown / the Princess
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: G Raverat
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1062-1974
Primary reference Number: 8256
Selborne/Newman: 512
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

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