Skip to main content

"The great journey.": P.779-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


"The great journey."


Designer: Gray, Paul Mary (Attributed to)
Printmaker: Swain, Joseph



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


Production date: AD 1870-11-01


Cut from the Sunday Magazine, November I, 1870, p. 119

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 182 mm Width 125 mm
Sheet Height 260 mm Width 178 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sunday Magazine,]
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: November I, 1870.
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: G for Paul Gray ?

  • Text: G
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: SWAIN Sc
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Page 119.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.779-1991
Primary reference Number: 20699
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) ""The great journey."" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-02-22 11:25:32

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title="The great journey." |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-02-22 11:25:32|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

More objects and works of art you might like

The Journey to Calvary

Accession Number: M.6


Accession Number: C.7-1986


Accession Number: CM.YG.1122-R

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...