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William Blake: Yale Center for British Art

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

Illuminated Books

Commercial Book Illustrations

Designed and Engraved by Blake 

Designed by Blake and Engraved by Other Engravers

Engraved by Blake after Designs by Other Artists

Drawings and Paintings

Pencil Sketches

Monochrome Wash Drawings

Water Color Drawings


How to Access

Yale Center for British Art

1080 Chapel Street | New Haven, CT


The Study Room on the second floor of the Yale Center for British Art provides access to works in the Center’s Prints & Drawings and Rare Books & Manuscripts collections and is open to the public, Tuesday through Friday, 10 am–4:30 pm.

Appointments are not required but are recommended for patrons traveling from outside the area.  For further information, please contact the Study Room by email: or phone: 203.432.2840. 

A Look at the Collection