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"With the moon shining on this white face, and the bitter wind blowing about his thin clothing and uncovered hair, stood the boy.": P.359-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"With the moon shining on this white face, and the bitter wind blowing about his thin clothing and uncovered hair, stood the boy."

Maker(s)

Designer: Dalziel, Thomas Bolton Gilchrist Septimus
Printmaker: Dalziel family

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: AD 1865

Note

Cut from the Sunday Magazine, 1865.

Letterpress on verso

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 112 mm Width 140 mm
Sheet Height 123 mm Width 152 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TD
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: DALZIEL
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: "With the moon shining on this white face, and the bitter wind blowing about his thin clothing and uncovered hair, stood the boy."
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.359-1991
Primary reference Number: 19677
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 August 2021 Last processed: Monday 16 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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