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"Caesar and his Roman legions drank them in the vanished ages.": P.418-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"Caesar and his Roman legions drank them in the vanished ages."

Maker(s)

Designer: Fildes, Luke
Printmaker: Thomas, William Luson

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 1868

Note

Cut from the Quiver, 1868

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 164 mm Width 120 mm
Sheet Height 228 mm Width 160 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SLF
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: W. THOMAS Sc.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: (Drawn by S. L. Fildes.)
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: "Caesar and his Roman legions / Drank them in the vanished ages." / "BY THE RAVENSBOURNE."- p. 397.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.418-1991
Primary reference Number: 20177
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

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