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The Harvest Home: P.1379-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Harvest Home


Designer: Small, William
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 1868


Cut from Good Words, 1868, p. 489.

Letterpress on verso.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 113 mm Width 164 mm
Sheet Height 129 mm Width 181 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W S
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: DALZIEL
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: "Wi' Lichtsome heel they trip and whirl, and never seem to weary, / Like fairy band they cross and reel, ilk ane wi' his ain dearie."
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1379-1991
Primary reference Number: 26818
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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