Phase Four Image Acquisitions

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By Eric Loy

By Joseph Fletcher, Project Manager

As part of the fourth phase of the William Blake Archive’s development, sponsored by the NEH, we have acquired a multitude of high-resolution digital images of works from 29 institutions. Some of these works are already published in the Archive, and the rest are at various stages in our publication workflow. They are listed below beneath their holding institutions.

Bavarian State Library, Munich

  • Songs of Innocence Z
  • Visions of the Daughters of Albion R
  • The Song of Los F

Beinecke Library, Yale

  • Thel E
  • Thel K
  • Songs of Innocence P
  • America K
  • 3 proof plates from The Book of Urizen
  • 3 proof plates from The Book of Ahania
  • 15 receipts
  • 2 objects from A Small Book of Designs B
  • 3 water color drawings
  • 1 monochrome wash drawing
  • 1 pencil sketch
  • 3 letters

Brooklyn Museum

  • “The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun”: water color drawing

Cincinnati Museum of Art

  • Songs of Innocence S
  • The Book of Thel N
  • Songs of Innocence and of Experience S

Cleveland Museum of Art

  • 1 water color drawing
  • 1 pencil sketch

Firestone Library, Princeton

  • Visions of the Daughters of Albion L
  • America D
  • Songs of Innocence and of Experience U
  • 2 objects from A Small Book of Designs B
  • 2 water color drawings
  • 1 monochrome wash drawing
  • 10 pencil sketches

Fitzwilliam Museum