America - A prophecy

America - A prophecy

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by William Blake
     
 

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Published in 1793, America - A Prophecy is the first of the Conmtinental Prophecies by the English poet and illustrator William Blake. This was one of the few works that Blake describes as "illuminated printing", those of which were either hand coloured or colour printed with the ink being placed on the copperplate before printed.
America describes how the King of…  See more details below

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Published in 1793, America - A Prophecy is the first of the Conmtinental Prophecies by the English poet and illustrator William Blake. This was one of the few works that Blake describes as "illuminated printing", those of which were either hand coloured or colour printed with the ink being placed on the copperplate before printed.
America describes how the King of England trembles as he sees Orc, the embodiment of the American colonies. The Angel of Albion believes Orc is the Antichrist and Orc believes the King of England is the same.

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ISBN-13:
9781503255135
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/21/2014
Pages:
46
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.12(d)

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