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The morning comes: P.127-1950(8)

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The morning comes
America A Prophecy


Printmaker: Blake, William




History note: Coll. John Linnell (d. 1882); The Linnell Trustees; John Linnell Sale, 15 March 1918 (172); bought by Messrs Carfax for T.H. Riches (for 750 gns.); Mrs T.H. Riches (d. 1950)

Legal notes

T.H. Riches died in 1935. Bequest received in 1950 on the death of his wife.

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950-10) by Riches, Thomas Henry


1793 - 1821


Framing line in red around the plate

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Materials used in production

Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 233 mm Width 165 mm
Sheet Height 303 mm Width 230 mm

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink
Hand colouring
Colour printing
Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 8
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.127-1950(8)
Primary reference Number: 985
Bindman: 153
Bentley: 6 O
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 1 February 2023

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

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