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Print - Pointer


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    19th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reinagle, Philip, born 1749 - died 1833 (painter)
    Scott, James (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching pring on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box B

Physical description

A Pointer dog, viewed almost in profile facing towards the right of the image, standing on a heather-covered moor. In the right-hand corner of the foreground are two partridges. In the distance, to the left, is another dog and on the right is a man on horseback alongside a man carrying a gun.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, printed)


19th century (engraved)


Reinagle, Philip, born 1749 - died 1833 (painter)
Scott, James (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Etching pring on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by P. Reinagle Esq. R A.'
Beneath bottom left corner of image.

'Engraved by J. Scott.'
Beneath bottom right corner of image.

Title, lettered centrally below the image.

Descriptive line

'Pointer'. A dog, viewed almost in profile, standing on a heather-covered moor. Engraving print on paper. Engraved by F. Scott. After a painting by Philip Reinagle. Great Britain. 19th century.


Paper; Printing ink


Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Hunting; Dog; Hunting; Heather; Hunters; Partridge; Horse


Prints; Hunting


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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