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The Spies Escape: P.1004-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Spies Escape
Dalziel's Bible Gallery


Designer: Leighton, Frederic, Baron
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 1881 : Published 1881


One of nine designs made by Leighton for Dalziels' Bible Gallery.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper
Image Height 167 mm Width 179 mm
Sheet Height 225 mm Width 242 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DALZIEL Sc
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1004-1991
Primary reference Number: 22848
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 August 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 25 October 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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