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On Albions Angels: P.127-1950(17)

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Current Location: In storage


On Albions Angels
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.

Acquisition and important dates

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 235 mm Width 170 mm
Sheet Height 303 mm Width 233 mm

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink
Hand colouring
Colour printing
Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 17
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.127-1950(17)
Primary reference Number: 998
Bindman: 162
Bentley: 6 O
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 30 June 2023 Last processed: Friday 30 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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