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Legend of the Portent: P.1352-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Legend of the Portent

Maker(s)

Designer: Sandys, Frederick
Printmaker: Linton, William James

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 1860-05

Note

From The Cornhill Magazine, May 1860, facing p. 617.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 148 mm Width 96 mm
Sheet Height 325 mm Width 245 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W. J. LINTON Sc.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 94
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1352-1991
Primary reference Number: 26678
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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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