- Museum number
- Series: America: A Prophecy
Copy H, plate 9; a horned sheep with 2 nude children, all sleeping; vine leaves and a birch tree, l, whose branches frame the plate; 3 birds perched on the tree, an additional bird (?) and a butterfly, flying; 7 lines of verse beginning "In thunders ends the voice...". 1793
Relief etching printed in a greyish blue ink
Verso: Copy H, plate 10; above, a gowned bearded figure, arms outstretched, crouching on and among clouds; dark waves below; 17 lines of verse beginning "The terror answerd...", framed in a white cloud shape. 1793
Relief etching and white-line etching printed in a greyish blue ink
- Production date
Height: 229 millimetres (recto)
Height: 234 millimetres (verso)
Width: 166 millimetres (recto)
Width: 167 millimetres (verso)
- Curator's comments
- For commentary on "America: a Prophecy" copy H, see 1856,0209.399.
Plate 10 formally resembles plate 12, 1856,0209.405. The image on plate 10 of Urizen, surrounded by clouds, is balanced by the image on plate 12 of Orc, surrounded by flames.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- For acquisition notes, see 1856,0209.399.
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