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"We would smile at all our early fears...": P.1236-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"We would smile at all our early fears..."
The Sailor's Valentine

Maker(s)

Designer: Pinwell, George John
Printmaker: Cooper, James Davis

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 1866-03

Note

Cut from The Quiver, March 1866, illustration to The Sailor's Valentine, text by A. W. Butler, p. 393.

Letterpress on verso.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 164 mm Width 120 mm
Sheet Height 252 mm Width 174 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: "We would smile at all our early fears, / As we blessed each other through our tears, / My Valentine and me." - p. 392.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: JGP
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: J. COOPER Si
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Drawn by G. J. PINWELL.]
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: [Engraved by J. D. COOPER.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1236-1991
Primary reference Number: 25263
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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

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