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The Shrimp Girl

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1934 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Process engraving, paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the National Gallery.

  • Museum number:

    E.18-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 60, box 23R

Physical description

Portrait format poster, featuring William Hogarth's 'The Shrimp Girl.' The shrimp girl is a portrait of the top half of a woman, with a platter of shrimp on her head, smiling to the left of the poster.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1934 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Process engraving, paper

Dimensions

Height: 40 in, Width: 25 in

Descriptive line

'The Shrimp Girl,' poster, made in England, 1934.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Process engraving

Categories

Posters; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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