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A Large Christmas Card: P.481-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A Large Christmas Card
The Savoy, No. I


Designer: Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent



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 1896


The Virgin and Child on a card loosely inserted at the end of The Savoy, No. I, January 1896, edited by Arthur Symons and published by Leonard Smithers, London.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 201 mm Width 129 mm
Sheet Height 234 mm Width 156 mm

Techniques used in production

Line block

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.481-1991
Primary reference Number: 18699
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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