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Print - Westgate, Canterbury

Westgate, Canterbury

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Canterbury, United Kingdom (published)

  • Date:

    August 1828 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Adlard (engraver)
    Shepherd (after, artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Brian Nevill

  • Museum number:

    E.1376-1954

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 7, box A

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Physical description

Print depicting a street scene at the Westgate, Canterbury. The scene is populated with numerous figures going about their daily lives. At the far end of the street is a gatehouse. In the right foreground a young man peers out from a doorway.

Place of Origin

Canterbury, United Kingdom (published)

Date

August 1828 (published)

Artist/maker

Adlard (engraver)
Shepherd (after, artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

'Drawn by Geo. Shepherd Engraved by H. Adlard. / Westgate, Canterbury. / Published Augt. 1828. by Geo. Virtue, 26, Ivy Lane'

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm, Width: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Print depicting a view of the Westgate, Canterbury, engraving by Henry Adlard after George Shepherd, 1828.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1954 . London: HMSO, 1963.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

"ADLARD, Henry (worked c.1830)

Westgate, Canterbury.
Lettered with title and Drawn by Geo. Shepherd Engraved by H. Adlard. Published Augt. 1828. by Geo. Virtue, 26, Ivy Lane.
Etching. E.1376-1954

Given by Mr. Brian Nevill"

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Street; Canterbury; Gatehouse

Categories

Prints

Collection code

PDP

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Qr_O586112
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