- Museum number
Object: The Little Girl Lost
Series: Songs Of Innocence and Of Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul
Series: Songs of Experience
Copy A, plate 42: numbered "12" by Blake; illustrated on the right with a nude male and gowned female figure embracing, the woman's arm raised up towards the sky; a birch tree growing beside and above them; vegetation, birds and a serpent around; to the left, 40 lines of verse beginning "In futurity"; also the word "Leopards", indicating a continuation onto the next page. 1794
Hand-coloured relief etching printed in blue-grey (?) ink
- Production date
Height: 111 millimetres
Width: 63 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For commentary on "Songs Of Innocence and Of Experience" copy A, see 1924,0726.1.1.
This plate was originally part of "Songs of Innocence", but was later regularly included in "Songs of Experience".
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- For acquisition notes see 1924,0726.1.1.
- Prints and Drawings
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