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A Tradition of the Black Rock: P.1211-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A Tradition of the Black Rock


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 1869-03-01


Cut from Good Words for the Young, 1 March 1869, facing p. 255.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 116 mm Width 182 mm
Sheet Height 125 mm Width 194 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: DALZIEL SC
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Good Words for the Young
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: [March 1, 1869.
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1211-1991
Primary reference Number: 25103
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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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