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The Shrimp Girl

  • Object:


  • 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:


  • 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)


1934 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Process engraving, paper


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




Process engraving


Posters; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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