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Portrait of John Gale

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Faber, John I (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Gabrielle Enthoven

  • Museum number:

    E.970-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 56

Physical description

An engraved portrait of John Gale a deaf person who accompanied criminals to Tyburn. Gale is depicted in profile wearing a hat and smoking a pipe. The print is a reverse copy of the original.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

18th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Faber, John I (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Iohn. Gale. Alias. Dvmb. Iack.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 6.9375 in, Width: 5.6875 in

Descriptive line

Print after John Faber, portrait of John Gale, copy in reverse, engraving, Great Britain, 18th century

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Disability

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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