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Engraving in General, Drawings of Gentlemen's Seats & c.

  • Object:

    Trade card

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (published)

  • Date:

    1775-1800 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ross, James, born 1745 - died 1821 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. M. N. Crowdy

  • Museum number:

    E.400-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 65

Physical description

Trade card showing allegorical figures reading a scroll borne by putti on which is written: Engraving in General, Drawings of Gentlemen's Seats & c, by James Ross, Worcester.

Place of Origin

Worcester (published)

Date

1775-1800 (published)

Artist/maker

Ross, James, born 1745 - died 1821 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Dimensions

Height: 4.75 in, Width: 6 in

Descriptive line

James Ross. Trade card for the artist. Worcester, 1775-1800

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Trade cards; Prints; Advertising; Shopping

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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