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Falstaff examining a letter

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1858 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gilbert, John (Sir), born 1817 - died 1897 (artist)
    Dalziel Brothers (engravers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wood engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Harold Hartley

  • Museum number:

    E.524-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 73

Physical description

Print of an engraving depicting a man reading a letter.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1858 (made)

Artist/maker

Gilbert, John (Sir), born 1817 - died 1897 (artist)
Dalziel Brothers (engravers)

Materials and Techniques

wood engraving

Dimensions

Height: 3.875 in, Width: 4.125 in

Descriptive line

'Falstaff examining a letter', illustration from The Merry Wives of Windsor, Sir John Gilbert, engraved by Dalziel Brothers, Great Britain, 1858

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Wood engraving

Subjects depicted

Letters

Categories

Prints; Theatre; Books; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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