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The little gleaner: P.2057-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The little gleaner


Printmaker: Unknown
Publisher: Laurie & Whittle



Legal notes

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


18th Century
Production date: AD 1797-12

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Plate Height 160 mm Width 134 mm
Sheet Height 270 mm Width 194 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Blest and happy may thou be, / When full of Years he cried; } // { May no misfortunes sorrow thee: / Nor angry fate divide.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Verses
  • Text: Published 5th December 1797, by LAURIE & WHITTLE, 53 Fleet Street, London.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2057-1991
Primary reference Number: 94921
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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