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There's life in the old dog yet.: P.1398-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


There's life in the old dog yet.


Designer: Small, William



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


Circa 1865 - 1870


Cut from a magazine, illustration to There's life in the old dog yet.

Letterpress on verso.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 164 mm Width 120 mm
Sheet Height 174 mm Width 131 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W. SMALL
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: (Drawn by W. SMALL.)
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1398-1991
Primary reference Number: 26875
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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