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Date: 2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1990.371
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (designer)Accession no. EA1983.34.a
Date: c. 1600 - 1650Accession no. WA2013.1.276
Date: 2nd half of the 10th century - 15th century ADAccession no. EA1990.647
Date: 1728 - 1729
Artist: Humphrey Payne (goldsmith)Accession no. WA1946.128
Date: early 18th century
Artist: attributed to Anonymous ItalianAccession no. WA1925.344.77
Date: mid to late 19th century (1835 - 1890)
Artist: Utagawa KunisadaAccession no. EA1961.127.28
Date: 1775 - 1834
Artist: possibly Anonymous British (printmaker)Accession no. WA2003.Douce.3666
Accession no. AN1889.379
Artist: Sydney William CarlineAccession no. WA1929.30
Date: possibly 1866
Artist: after Elizabeth SiddalAccession no. WA1977.355.30
Date: September - October 1870
Artist: Wang Jun, style of Wang HuiAccession no. EA1995.222.k
Accession no. AN1896-1908.AE.235
Date: 2nd - 3rd century AD (AD 101 - 300)Accession no. EA1962.42
Date: c.1510 - 1519
Artist: studio of Leonardo da VinciAccession no. WA1937.102
Date: 2nd half of the 8th century - 9th century ADAccession no. EA1956.298
Date: c. 1918 - 1920
Artist: Gwen JohnAccession no. WA1964.84.5
Date: 1771 - 1772
Artist: Katsukawa Shunshō (designer)Accession no. EAX.4804
Date: 1361 - 1363Accession no. EA1977.9
Date: 1850 - 1859
Artist: Ernest MeissonierAccession no. WA1962.4.1
Date: 25 August 1813
Artist: Francis TowneAccession no. WA1928.8
Accession no. EA1984.435
Date: 17th - 18th century (1601 - 1800)Accession no. EA2005.10
Artist: Odoardo Fialetti (printmaker)Accession no. WA1932.135
Date: 1845 - 1903
Artist: Camille PissarroAccession no. WA1952.6.477
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