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"Why, on earth, on Sunday?": P.1098-1991

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Titles

"Why, on earth, on Sunday?"
The Small House at Allington

Maker(s)

Millais, John Everett (Designer)
Dalziel family (Printmaker)

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/CE 1863-12

Note

Cut from The Cornhill Magazine, December 1863, illustration to The Small House at Allington, text by Anthony Trollope, facing p.641.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Image: Height 157 mm Width 103 mm
Sheet: Height 219 mm Width 138 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DALZIEL SC
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: "WHY, ON EARTH, ON SUNDAY?"
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1098-1991
Primary reference Number: 24009
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 23 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/24009 Accessed: 2021-10-19 08:59:33

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