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Paterfamilias: P.1456-1991

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Paterfamilias
Philip

Maker(s)

Walker, Frederick (Designer)
Swain, Joseph (Printmaker)

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 1862-05

Note

From The Cornhill Magazine, May 1862, illustration to "Philip" by Thackeray, facing p. 513.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Image Height 172 mm Width 118 mm
Sheet Height 228 mm Width 145 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SWAIN
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: PATERFAMILIAS.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: F . W
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1456-1991
Primary reference Number: 27553
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 16 December 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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