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Oriental scene : woman touching a miniature elephant placed on a pedestal: P.880-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Oriental scene : woman touching a miniature elephant placed on a pedestal

Maker(s)

Designer: Houghton, Arthur Boyd
Printmaker: Dalziel family

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

Circa 1860 - 1870

Note

Cut from a magazine

Letterpress on verso

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 151 mm Width 126 mm
Sheet Height 162 mm Width 140 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A B H
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: DALZIEL S.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.880-1991
Primary reference Number: 21366
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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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