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Print - The Infant Orphan Asylum [Wanstead Common, Essex]
  • The Infant Orphan Asylum [Wanstead Common, Essex]
    Kearnan, T.
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The Infant Orphan Asylum [Wanstead Common, Essex]

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (engraved)

  • Date:

    ca. 1843 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kearnan, T. (engraver)
    Scott, George Gilbert Sir, born 1811 - died 1878 (architect)
    Moffatt, William Bonython, born 1812 - died 1887 (architect)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print

  • Museum number:

    E.660-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 7, box A

Physical description

The Infant Orphan Asylum, Wanstead Common, Essex. View of the principal fronts.
Lettered with title and 'G. G. Scott & W. B. Moffatt, Archts. T. Kearnan Sculpt.' Inscribed in ink 'First stone laid by Prince Albert 24th July 1842.'

Place of Origin

Britain (engraved)

Date

ca. 1843 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Kearnan, T. (engraver)
Scott, George Gilbert Sir, born 1811 - died 1878 (architect)
Moffatt, William Bonython, born 1812 - died 1887 (architect)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title

'G. G. Scott & W. B. Moffatt, Archts. T. Kearnan Sculpt.'

Lettered

'First stone laid by Prince Albert 24th July 1842.'

Inscribed in ink

Dimensions

Height: 18.8 cm, Width: 25.2 cm

Descriptive line

Engraving by Thomas Kearnan (worked c.1823-c.1858). The Infant Orphan Asylum [Wanstead Common, Essex]. View of the principal fronts. Lettered with title and names of architects and engraver and inscribed.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1965. London: HMSO, 1966.
The Builder, vol.1. 1843. The building is illustrated on p.458 and described on pp.459-460.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Orphanages

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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