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"And whisper to me through the bars, believe that we are true.": P.1506-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"And whisper to me through the bars, believe that we are true."

Maker(s)

Designer: Wirgman, Theodore Blake
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 1868

Note

Cut from The Quiver, 1868.

Letterpress on verso.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 162 mm Width 116 mm
Sheet Height 202 mm Width 146 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: T. B. WIRGMAN
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: W. THOMAS Sc.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: (Drawn by T. B. WIRGMAN.)
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: "And whisper to me through the bars, / 'Believe that we are true." - p. 643.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1506-1991
Primary reference Number: 27970
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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