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"The Cabin-boy": P.1198-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


"The Cabin-boy"


Designer: Pinwell, George John
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 1867-06-01


Cut from Good Words, 1 June 1867, facing p. 392.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

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

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JGP 67
  • 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: [June 1, 1867
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: "THE CABIN-BOY."
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Page 392.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1198-1991
Primary reference Number: 25029
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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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