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Prince seated on the head of an elephant: P.893-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Prince seated on the head of an elephant
The Boy in Grey

Maker(s)

Designer: Hughes, Arthur
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

1869-03-01 - 1870-07-01

Note

Illustration to "The Boy in Grey", text by Henry Kingsley, from Good Words for The Young, 1 March 1869 to 1 July 1870.

Letterpress on verso

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 116 mm Width 77 mm
Sheet Height 123 mm Width 94 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AH
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: DALZIEL
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.893-1991
Primary reference Number: 21445
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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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