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I lift uppe my Head & espyed Three Steeple House Spires...: P.192-1942

Object information

Current Location: In storage


I lift uppe my Head & espyed Three Steeple House Spires...
George Fox in Lichfield
George Fox's Journal


Printmaker: Spence, Robert



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-11) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Illustration to George Fox's Journal

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 199 mm Width 254 mm
Sheet Height 260 mm Width 395 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: I lift uppe my Head & espyed Three Steeple House Spires (...) George Fox his Journal, Lichfield. 1651.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: Robert Spence
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.192-1942
Primary reference Number: 9508
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "I lift uppe my Head & espyed Three Steeple House Spires..." Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-03-21 10:45:02

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