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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:

For Children. The Gates of Paradise, Plate 1, Frontispiece, "What is Man!"

Date:
1793
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Spine: 5 1/2 inches (14 cm), Sheet: 5 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches (13.7 x 11.4 cm), and Plate: 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches (9.2 x 6.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, upper center: "1"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1484
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baby | botany | branch | caterpillar | children | historical subject | infant | leaf | science | text
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2412
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