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Hundreds of Lost William Blake Engravings Discovered at University of Manchester

January 22nd, 2013

An Engraving of William Blake, via The IndependentSome 350 engravings by Romantic era poet and artist William Blake have been discovered in the library of the University of Manchester.  A team of student and faculty researches uncovered the prints after an extensive, two-year search through the library’s archives.  According to library archivist Stella Halkyard:  “The students had some specialist training in identifying prints from David Morris at the Whitworth Art Gallery before hunting through the collection. They found out we actually had a huge number of commercial engravings by Blake.”

Read more at The Independent

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