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Wood-engraving - The Egyptian Pet
  • The Egyptian Pet
    Sir John Tenniel, born 1820 - died 1914
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The Egyptian Pet

  • Object:

    Wood-engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1891 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sir John Tenniel, born 1820 - died 1914 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SD.1032:1

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 36

Physical description

wood-engraving

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1891 (made)

Artist/maker

Sir John Tenniel, born 1820 - died 1914 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Wood engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with monogram JT

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm size of image, Width: 15.6 cm size of image

Historical context note

Reproduced in Punch, 21 November 1891, p. 247.

Descriptive line

Print, 'The "Egyptian Pet", 1891. Political cartoon in `Punch', by Sir John Tenniel

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Wood-engraving

Subjects depicted

Boxing; Caricature; Illustration

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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