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Prints - George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection
  • George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection
    McConnell, W.
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George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection

  • Object:

    Prints

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1864 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McConnell, W. (artist)
    Frey, George (lithographer)
    The Illustrated London News (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-colouring using watercolour, printing ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the V&A in 2010.

  • Museum number:

    S.682-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraving portraying a Punch & Judy performance drawn by W. McConnell in 1864. George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection.
From an inscription in pencil on the verse we learned that the performance depicted is entitled All alone in Ramsgate and Broadstar.

Physical description

A puppet booth is depicted off centre to right on a beach, it is surrounded by members of audience enjoying the performance.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

ca. 1864 (published)

Artist/maker

McConnell, W. (artist)
Frey, George (lithographer)
The Illustrated London News (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-colouring using watercolour, printing ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'By W. McConnell/ Frp, ''All Alone/ Ramsgate and / Broadstar'', 1864'
Inscription in pencil on upper right.

Dimensions

Height: 18.8 cm, Width: 37.8 cm

Descriptive line

Engraving portraying a Punch & Judy performance drawn by W. McConnell in 1864. George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper; Watercolour

Techniques

Printing; Hand-colouring

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Puppetry; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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