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"Making poetry.": P.860-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


"Making poetry."


Designer: Houghton, Arthur Boyd
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 1867-04-01


Cut from Good Words, April 1, 1867, p. 218

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 166 mm Width 113 mm
Sheet Height 238 mm Width 164 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Good Words.]
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: [April 1. 1867
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: AHoughton
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: DALZIEL
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: "MAKING POETRY."
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Page 218
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.860-1991
Primary reference Number: 21130
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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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