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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 8, "The Little Black Boy" (Bentley 9)
Date:
1789 to 1794
Medium:
Relief etching printed in dark-brown with pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/8 x 5 inches (18.1 x 12.7 cm), Plate: 4 3/8 x 2 3/4 inches (11.1 x 7 cm), and Spine: 7 3/8 inches (18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink upper right: "8"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.13(8)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
branches | child | children | dusk | leaf | literary theme | mother | sitting | sunset | text | tree | vine | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Publications:
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Deborah Cullen, Caribbean: Art at the Crossroads of the World, , El Museo del Barrio, New York, 2012, p. 181, N6591 .C375 2012 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3780
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