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  • The Farm Pond
    Mackley, George Edward R.E., born 1900
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The Farm Pond

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1937 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mackley, George Edward R.E., born 1900 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood engraving

  • Credit Line:

    George Mackley Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 191

Physical description

Depicts a farm in a hilly setting. In the foreground is a tree, chopped down branches, hay bales and a wagon. Various farm buildings are built around a pond, part of which is visible in the centre left of the image. A path with wheel tracks in it winds past the buildings. In the distance are hills and forests.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1937 (made)


Mackley, George Edward R.E., born 1900 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Wood engraving

Marks and inscriptions

The Farm Pond
Inscribed in pencil on front at the bottom, and also on the back of backing card

George Mackley
Signed in pencil


Height: 10.3 cm image, Width: 12.2 cm image, Height: 11.9 cm sheet, Width: 13.1 cm sheet

Object history note

George Mackley Bequest, R.P. No. 91/922

Descriptive line

Wood engraving by George Mackley, entitled The Farm Pond, British, 1937

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

George Mackley Wood Engraver. Old Woking: Gresham Books, 1981, p.88
Taken from R.P. 91/922 Acquisition Form
Taken from R.P. 91/922 Catalogue Sheet


Printing ink; Paper


Wood engraving

Subjects depicted

Logs; Pond; Tracks; Wagon; Hills; Farm; Oast; Landscape; Hay; Forest; Trees; Landscape; Path


Prints; Landscapes


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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