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"Billy Buttons": P.1184-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"Billy Buttons"

Maker(s)

Designer: Pinwell, George John
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

Production date: AD 1867-12-25

Note

Cut from Good Cheer (Christmas number of Good Words), 25 December 1867, facing p. 8.

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 170 mm Width 110 mm
Sheet Height 238 mm Width 149 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DALZIEL SC
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: JGP
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: "BILLY BUTTONS."
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Page 8.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1184-1991
Primary reference Number: 24703
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) ""Billy Buttons"" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/24703 Accessed: 2024-04-21 19:11:26

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