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The Tyger: P.695-1985

Object information

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The Tyger
Songs of Experience


Printmaker: Blake, William
Printer: Tatham, Frederick




History note: Bought in 1925 from Francis Edwards

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey


Production date: circa AD 1831


Plate 42 (Bentley). Posthumous impression. 10 Plates bound together.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 111 mm Width 65 mm
Sheet Height 272 mm Width 182 mm

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.695-1985
Primary reference Number: 118279
Bindman: 248
Bentley: 139 L
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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