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"Down he scrambled.": P.1385-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


"Down he scrambled."
The Grey Glen of St. Kieran's


Designer: Small, William
Printmaker: Williamson, J. B.



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 1865-12-09


From The Quiver, 9 December 1865, illustration to The Grey Glen of St. Kieran's, p. 177

Letterpress on verso.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 151 mm Width 119 mm
Sheet Height 252 mm Width 159 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, December 9, 1865.
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: W. SMALL
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: "Down he scrambled." - p. 178.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1385-1991
Primary reference Number: 26835
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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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