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"Why, it's young Eames".: P.1085-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


"Why, it's young Eames".
The Small House at Allington


Designer: Millais, John Everett
Printmaker: Dalziel family



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 1863-01


Cut from The Cornhill Magazine, January 1863, illustration to The Small House at Allington, text by Anthony Trollope, facing p. 56.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 158 mm Width 105 mm
Sheet Height 227 mm Width 141 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DALZIEL SC
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: JM
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: "WHY, IT'S YOUNG EAMES."
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1085-1991
Primary reference Number: 23957
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 August 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 24 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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