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Halos

  • Object:

    Wood-engraving

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1843 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Whymper, Josiah Wood, born 1813 - died 1903 (artist)
    Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (publisher)
    The Committee for General Literature and Education (publisher)
    S. Bentley & Co. (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood-engraving with letterpress

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss H. B. Brookman

  • Museum number:

    E.673-1950

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 3, box A

Physical description

Page depicting a wood-engraving with explanatory letterpress beneath it. The image shows the Moon surrounded by a large halo, shining down onto an ice-bound ship.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1843 (printed)

Artist/maker

Whymper, Josiah Wood, born 1813 - died 1903 (artist)
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (publisher)
The Committee for General Literature and Education (publisher)
S. Bentley & Co. (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Wood-engraving with letterpress

Dimensions

Height: 14 in, Width: 11.125 in

Descriptive line

Josiah Wood Whymper. 'Halos'. Wood-engraving with hand-colouring and letterpress. London, 1843, published by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1950, London: HMSO, 1962.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Wood engraving; Letterpress; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Ship; The Moon

Categories

Education & Learning; Printed pages & sheets; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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