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George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection

  • Object:

    Prints

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1801 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dibdin, Ann (artist)
    Hill, John, born 1770 - died 1850 (aquatinter)
    Dibdin, Charles, born 1745 - died 1814 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand coloured etching and aquatint, ink and paint on paper

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    S.937-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print depicting a crowd of people watching a Punch and Judy puppet show. Published in London by Charles Dibdin in 1801.

Physical description

Hand coloured etching and aquatint depicting a crowd of people watching a Punch and Judy puppet show.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1801 (published)

Artist/maker

Dibdin, Ann (artist)
Hill, John, born 1770 - died 1850 (aquatinter)
Dibdin, Charles, born 1745 - died 1814 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

hand coloured etching and aquatint, ink and paint on paper

Dimensions

Height: 21.2 cm, Width: 27.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print depicting a crowd of people watching a Punch and Judy puppet show in the countryside. Hand-coloured engraving, published in London by Charles Dibdin in 1801, George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Printing; Etching (corroding); Painting; Hand-colouring; Aquatint

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Printed pages & sheets

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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