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Print - Tengmalm's Owl
  • Tengmalm's Owl
    Lear, Edward, born 1812 - died 1888
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Tengmalm's Owl

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    1832 (produced)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lear, Edward, born 1812 - died 1888 (artist)
    Hullmandel, Charles, born 1789 - died 1850 (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured lithograph print

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.294-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case PO, shelf 3, box B

Physical description

A coloured lithograph by Edward Lear depicting a Borreal Owl, sitting on a branch looking towards the right

Date

1832 (produced)

Artist/maker

Lear, Edward, born 1812 - died 1888 (artist)
Hullmandel, Charles, born 1789 - died 1850 (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Coloured lithograph print

Marks and inscriptions

Inscriptions across the print from left to right read the following:
E. Lear del et lith:Tengmalm's Owl.: Strix Tengmalmi: (Gmel:): Noctua Tengmalmi: (Selb:):: printed by C. Hullmandel.
Artist: Edward Lear, Printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, and titles refer to the two seperate discoverers of the Borreal Owl.

Dimensions

Height: 431.8 mm, Width: 330.2 mm

Descriptive line

Hand coloured lithograph by Edward Lear, entitled "Tengmalm's Owl", 1832

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from the departmental circulation registration 1948

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour lithograph

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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