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William Blake: Collection Lists

A guide to Yale's unparalleled holdings of Blake materials - both primary and secondary

Contents

These Collection Lists are catalogues of the original prints, drawings, and manuscripts by William Blake that can be found at the Yale Center for British Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, and the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Where to look

Works Represented

Of Blake's 20 original works in illuminated printing, 12 can be found at Yale. Below is a list of all of Blake's illuminated books, with those in Yale collections listed in bold and followed by their location. More comprehensive collection lists - which include commercial book illustrations, engraved prints, drawings, and paintings - can be found under the tabs devoted to each Yale repository on this page.


 

Illuminated Books

 

  • All Religions are One (1788)
  • The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790)
  • The Song of Los (1795)
  • The Book of Los (1795)
  • Milton a Poem (1804-1811)
  • On Homer’s Poetry and On Virgil (1822)
  • The Ghost of Abel (1822)