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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1845 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Leech, born 1817 - died 1864 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 126, box C

Physical description

Illustration from a book.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1845 (made)


John Leech, born 1817 - died 1864 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on paper.


Height: 216 mm Cut to, Width: 137 mm Cut to

Descriptive line

Etching by John Leech: The Count settles with Mr. Lazarus. Illustration to "The Opal Set" in Bentle's Miscellany, London, 1845.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957


Paper (fiber product)


Etching (printing process)


Prints; Writing


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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