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Ebeneezer Maitland Esqr. President of the Orphan Working School

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
    Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.516-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 22

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, almost full face, seated at a table. On the table is a pot of ink with a quill, a book and a sheet of paper.

Place of Origin

London (probably, printed)

Date

early 19th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Ebeneezer Maitland Esqr. President of the Orphan Working School, City Road. Painted by T. Phillips R.A. Engraved by S. W. Reynolds. Engraver to the King. Proof' [almost erased]
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 36.5 cm, Width: 26.7 cm

Historical context note

Ebenezer Maitland was the president of the Orphan Working School, City Road, London.

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Ebenezer Maitland seated at a table. Mezzotint by Samuel William Reynolds after Thomas Phillips, early-19th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Production Note

Attribution note: Proof.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Ink; Quill; Book

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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