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"A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush": P.1197-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush"

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 1867-05-01

Note

Cut from Good Words, 1 May 1867, facing p. 321.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 167 mm Width 114 mm
Sheet Height 238 mm Width 164 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JGP
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: DALZIEL SC
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Good Words.]
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: [May 1, 1867
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: "A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH."
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Page 321.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1197-1991
Primary reference Number: 25022
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 27 August 2021 Last processed: Friday 27 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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