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Aladdin's slaves carrying presents to the Sultan: P.842-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Aladdin's slaves carrying presents to the Sultan
Dalziel's Arabian Nights' Entertainments

Maker(s)

Designer: Houghton, Arthur Boyd
Printmaker: Dalziel family
Printer: Dalziel family
Publisher: Ward & Lock

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: AD 1865

Note

Letterpress on verso

Page from Dalziel's Illustrated Arabian Nights, printed by Dalziel Brothers, Camden Press, London N.W., published by Ward & Lock, 158, Fleet Street, E.C.

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 177 mm Width 133 mm
Sheet Height 262 mm Width 190 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AHoughton
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: DALZIEL Sc.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: ALADDIN'S SLAVES CARRYING PRESENTS TO THE SULTAN.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.842-1991
Primary reference Number: 21090
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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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