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Aquatic Theatre, Sadler's Wells

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    23rd August 1813 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (engraver)
    Laurie & Whittle (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased from the funds of the Gabrielle Enthoven Bequest

  • Museum number:

    E.200-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 6, box A

Physical description

Engraving lettered with the title, 'Aquatic Theatre, Sadler's Wells', and 'Published Augt. 23, 1813, by Jas. Whittle & Richd. Laurie, 53, Fleet Street, London.'

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

23rd August 1813 (published)

Artist/maker

Unknown (engraver)
Laurie & Whittle (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Published Augt. 23, 1813, by Jas. Whittle & Richd. Laurie, 53, Fleet Street, London.'
Lettered with title and

'156'
Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 30.4 cm, Width: 45 cm

Object history note

The engraving is referred to in 'The History of Clerkenwell' by William J. Pinks, 1865, p.429. It is reproduced in 'The Story of Sadler’s Wells' by Dennis Arundell, 1965, facing p.67.

Descriptive line

'Aquatic Theatre, Sadler's Wells'. Engraving by an unknown artist, showing the view of Sadler's Wells Theatre from the south-east, with the New River in the foreground. Published by Robert Whittle and Richard Laurie, London, 1813.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Coaches; Parasols; Trees; Fishing; Women; Water; Children; Walking; Horses; Whips; Men; Theatres; Boys; Rivers

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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