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Book illustration - A Frog he would a-wooing go
  • A Frog he would a-wooing go
    Caldecott, Randolph, born 1846 - died 1886
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A Frog he would a-wooing go

  • Object:

    Book illustration

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1883 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Caldecott, Randolph, born 1846 - died 1886 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink, touched with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod

  • Museum number:

    E.134-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 144, box A

Physical description

Pen and ink, touched with white, illustrating page 14 of 'A Frog he would a-wooing go'. Signed with monogram.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1883 (published)

Artist/maker

Caldecott, Randolph, born 1846 - died 1886 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink, touched with white

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 in, Width: 7.375 in

Object history note

Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod, 1948

Descriptive line

Pen and ink book illustration by Randolph Caldecott entitled 'Frog Dancing', for page 14 of the artist's Picture Book 'A Frog he would a-wooing go'. Published by Routledge & Sons, London, 1883.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957

Materials

Pen and ink; White

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Frogs; Mouse; Rat; Illustration

Categories

Drawings; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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