The William Blake Archive

  • Works in the Archive
    Works by Blake: illuminated books, drawings, paintings, engravings, and more.

  • Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly
    A searchable archive of past issues of Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly with many full-color images from the Blake Archive. Issues from the last 5 years are not included; these can be read by subscribing to the journal.

  • What's New in the Archive
    The latest news of work completed, work in progress, recent presentations, etc.

  • Search
    Search for text (work titles, keywords, etc.) and images.

  • About Blake
    Biography by Denise Vultee with the Archive editors, Glossary by Alexander S. Gourlay, Chronology, and Illuminated Printing by Joseph Viscomi.

  • Resources for Further Research
    Collection Lists, Bibliographies, and The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake edited by David V. Erdman.

  • About the Archive
    Archive at a Glance, Editorial Principles, About the Editors, Standard References and Abbreviations, Plan of the Archive, Frequently Asked Questions, Technical Summary, Articles about the Archive, Contributing Collections, and more.

  • Tour of the Archive
    A walk-through of instructions, tools, and other features of the Archive.

  • Copyright and Permissions Information
    Information about reproducing images and texts from the Archive.

  • Contact the Archive
    Send your comments to the editors.

  • Related Sites
    A list of other Internet sites of interest to users of the Blake Archive.


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A hypermedia archive sponsored by the Library of Congress and supported by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Rochester, and the Scholarly Editions and Translations Division of the National Endowment for the Humanities. With past support from the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia, the Getty Grant Program, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, the Preservation and Access Division of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Sun Microsystems, and Inso Corporation.

Morris Eaves, University of Rochester
Robert Essick, University of California, Riverside
Joseph Viscomi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Managing Editor
Joseph Fletcher, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Technical Editor
Michael Fox, UNC at Chapel Hill

Assistant Project Manager
Grant Glass, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Project Coordinator, University of Rochester
Eric Loy, University of Rochester

Mark Crosby, Kansas State University

Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly
Morris Eaves and Morton D. Paley, Editors
Sarah Jones, Managing Editor

Consultants on Special Projects
Ashley Reed, Virginia Tech
Laura Whitebell, University of Rochester
Nikolaus Wasmoen, University at Buffalo

Project Assistants
Anna Alden, University of Rochester
Katherine Calvin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Patrick Delehanty, University of Rochester
Adam Engel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Andrea Everett, University of Rochester
Grant Glass, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alison Harper, University of Rochester
Jarrod Ingles, University of Rochester
Rachael Isom, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Koey Kingsley, University of Rochester
Mary Learner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kate Massie, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Adam McCune, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Rob Rich, University of Rochester
Oishani Sengupta, University of Rochester
Matthew Skwiat, University of Rochester
Lisa Vandenbossche, University of Rochester

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Advisory Board

by Morris Eaves, Robert N. Essick, and Joseph Viscomi, all rights reserved. Items in the Archive may be shared in accordance with the fair-use provisions of U.S. copyright law. Redistribution or republication on other terms, in any medium, requires express written consent from the editors. Permission to reproduce the graphic images in this archive has been granted by the owners of the originals for this publication only.

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