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"The smith stopped short in his threat as the light fell on the face of the stranger.": P.1381-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"The smith stopped short in his threat as the light fell on the face of the stranger."
Turned to the Wall

Maker(s)

Designer: Small, William
Printmaker: Thomas, William Luson

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 1865-09-30

Note

From The Quiver, 30 September 1865, p. 17

Letterpress on verso.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 156 mm Width 119 mm
Sheet Height 251 mm Width 172 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: THE QUIVER
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Saturday, Sept. 30, 1865.
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: W. THOMAS SC.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: W. SMALL
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: "The smith stopped short in his threat as the light fell on the face of the stranger."
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1381-1991
Primary reference Number: 26820
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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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