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Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed and published)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cole, Benjamin, born 1696 - died 1783 (designer)
    Cole, Benjamin, born 1696 - died 1783 (printmaker)
    Cole, Benjamin, born 1696 - died 1783 (printer and publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and engraving print

  • Museum number:

    E.105-1972

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case WM, shelf 14, box A

Physical description

Etching and engraving print 'half-sheet' of a musical composition with lyrics, with a headpiece illustration.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed and published)

Date

mid 18th century (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Cole, Benjamin, born 1696 - died 1783 (designer)
Cole, Benjamin, born 1696 - died 1783 (printmaker)
Cole, Benjamin, born 1696 - died 1783 (printer and publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and engraving print

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm Average size of sheets: 20.3 x 12.0. E.105, 102, 108, 109, 111, 113-1972, Width: 12 cm Average size of sheets: 20.3 x 12.0. E.105, 102, 108, 109, 111, 113-1972

Descriptive line

Etching and engraving print 'half-sheet' of a musical composition with lyrics, with a headpiece illustration. Designed, engraved, printed and published by Benjamin Cole. Great Britain. Mid-18th century.

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

Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, c.1991.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching; Engraving

Subjects depicted

Music

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Printed pages & sheets

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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