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"Sweet rose, the blossoms on thy tree were born to aid a lover's plea.": P.1394-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"Sweet rose, the blossoms on thy tree were born to aid a lover's plea."

Maker(s)

Designer: Small, William
Printmaker: Swain, Joseph

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

Circa 1865 - 1870

Note

Cut from a magazine, illustration to poem by G. S. Outram.

Letterpress on verso.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 157 mm Width 126 mm
Sheet Height 180 mm Width 142 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: SWAIN SC
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: (Drawn by W Small.)
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: "Sweet rose, the blossoms on thy tree / Were born to aid a lover's plea." - p. 378.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1394-1991
Primary reference Number: 26869
Stable URI

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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