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Print - Girl seated in a chair while her hair is plaited by a servant

Girl seated in a chair while her hair is plaited by a servant

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    19/9/1927 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clarke Hall, Edna, born 1879 - died 1979 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr G. D. Hornblower

  • Museum number:

    E.2955-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 145, box A

Physical description

Etching depicting a girl seated in a chair while her hair is plaited by a servant; seated facing her is a boy leaning forward with a book in his right hand. Possibly an illustration to Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. Signed in pencil in the margin. Numbered 1/1 and dated on the back in pencil. Also inscribed 'To B. 1st State one print only'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

19/9/1927 (made)

Artist/maker

Clarke Hall, Edna, born 1879 - died 1979 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

To B. 1st State one print only
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 9.75 in, Width: 6.25 in

Object history note

The donor states in a note on the cover that enclosed this etching that the proof is unique and the plate was never finished.

Descriptive line

Etching by Edna Waugh Clarke Hall depicting a girl seated in a chair while her hair is plaited by a servant, possibly an illustration to Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. Great Britain, 1927.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Hairdressing; Servants; Plaits; Books; Hair

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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