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  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century - early 18th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barlow, Francis (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box B

Physical description

Sixteen numbered studies of animal heads viewed from various angles, framed by a border of two lines. The animals depicted include a: cow, bull, deer, chamois, rabbit, hare, lynx, wold and beaver.

Place of Origin

England (probably, printed)


late 17th century - early 18th century (engraved)


Barlow, Francis (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Each animal head is numbered, from 1 to 16.

'Barlow sculp.'
Bottom-right corner of plate impression.


Height: 23.1-23.3 cm sheet, Width: 19.8 cm sheet, Height: 20.9 cm border around design, Width: 16 cm border around design

Descriptive line

Sixteen numbered studies of animal heads viewed from various angles, including a cow, deer, chamois, rabbit and beaver. Engraving print on paper. Engraved by Francis Barlow. Late 17th - early 18th century.


Paper; Printing ink



Subjects depicted

Chamois; Lynx; Frames (ornament areas); Beaver; Deer; Hare; Wolf; Rabbit; Ox; Cow; Antelope; Goat


Prints; Illustration


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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