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Print - A Journey
  • A Journey
    Adamson, George W., born 1913 - died 2005
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A Journey

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1938 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Adamson, George W., born 1913 - died 2005 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and aquatint

  • Museum number:

    E.416-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 3

Physical description

Etching and aquatint depicting a scene in a coal mine. Inscribed with title and 'State 6', and numbered 10/65.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1938 (made)

Artist/maker

Adamson, George W., born 1913 - died 2005 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and aquatint

Dimensions

Height: 20.6 cm, Width: 31.9 cm

Object history note

The artist spent an eight hour shift in a coal mine, one mile below the surface to make notes for this print. This impression was printed by David Strang.

Descriptive line

Etching and aquatint by George Adamson entitled 'A Journey'. Great Britain, 1938.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Aquatint

Subjects depicted

Mines; Mining; Industry; Miners; Workers

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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