- Museum number
Object: The Chimney Sweeper
Object: Verso: A Little Boy Lost
Series: Songs Of Innocence and Of Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul
Series: Songs of Experience
Copy B, plate 45; a boy dressed in black, with a chimney sweep's bag, walking between houses in the snow; above, 12 lines of verse beginning "A little black thing among the snow". 1794
Colour relief etching in orange and black, with hand colouring
Verso: Copy B, plate 46; 24 lines of verse beginning "Nought loves another as itself"; left margin illustrated with vines; below, figures lamenting among flames. 1794
Colour relief etching predominantly in orange and black, with hand colouring
- Production date
Height: 109 millimetres (recto)
Height: 109 millimetres (verso)
Width: 65 millimetres (recto)
Width: 66 millimetres (verso)
- Curator's comments
- For commentary on "Songs Of Innocence and Of Experience" copy B, see 1932,1210.2.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2000 April-June, Helsinki City Art Gallery, 'William Blake'
2000 Sep-Nov, Prague Castle, 'William Blake'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- For acquisition notes see 1932,1210.2.
- Prints and Drawings
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