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Illustration to Poe's Tales: P.1785-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Illustration to Poe's Tales

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Bliss, Douglas Percy

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1950

Note

Illustration to Poe's Tales, published by Penguin Books Ltd.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 76 mm Width 83 mm
Sheet Height 89 mm Width 83 mm

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: "Bliss" underlined

  • Text: Douglas Percy Bliss
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Poe's Tales
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Penguin / Books Ltd.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1785-R
Primary reference Number: 8417
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Illustration to Poe's Tales" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8417 Accessed: 2024-02-24 08:29:24

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