- Museum number
Object: The Angel
Object: Verso: Nurses Song
Series: Songs Of Innocence and Of Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul
Series: Songs of Experience
Copy B, plate 49; under a tree, a gowned female figure reclining, her head on her right elbow, left arm extended behind her, pushing away a nude winged infant angel standing behind; below, 16 lines of verse beginning "I Dreamt a Dream! what can it mean?". 1794
Colour relief etching in orange, green, black and blue, with hand colouring
Verso: Copy B, plate 50; a gowned female figure standing before a doorway, combing the hair of a young boy; a girl seated in the doorway behind; grape vines all around; above, 8 lines of verse beginning "When the voices of children are heard on the green". 1794
Colour relief etching in orange, black, green and blue, with hand colouring
- Production date
Height: 109 millimetres (recto. approx.)
Height: 109 millimetres (verso)
Width: 65 millimetres (recto. approx.)
Width: 65 millimetres (verso)
- Curator's comments
- For commentary on "Songs Of Innocence and Of Experience" copy B, see 1932,1210.2.
Measurements for plate 49 are approximate because the platemark is not visible.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- For acquisition notes see 1932,1210.2.
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