The gentle Bard Sleeps here by Fame forgotten. 

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Resource details

Resource ID

15680

Access

Open

Title

The gentle Bard Sleeps here by Fame forgotten.

Date of Original

1795

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Godfrey, Richard Bernard, approximately 1728-, engraver

Format

1 leaf : illustration ; 21 x 12 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

Illustration on page 91: Scott, John, 1730-1783. The poetical works of John Scott Esq. The second edition. London : Printed for Alexander Cleugh and John Dolfee, 1795.

Size of image: 7 x 6 cm

A reissue, with a printed title-page (without portrait) substituted for the engraved one, of the 1786 edition printed for J. Buckland.

Of the 9 plates 2 have been engraved by William Blake after designs by Stothard. Two other illustrations have also been engraved by Blake from Stothard designs.

See Catalogue Link below for full Victoria University Library catalogue record.

Catalogue Number

Blake no.776

Copyright

Public Domain

Sequence

0776

Contributor(s)

Restieaux, A., illustrator

Item

Art print

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