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  • Object:

    Wood engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    first quarter 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bewick, Thomas, born 1753 - died 1828 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wood-engraving on white satin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by A. C. Marshall, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print on white satin of a tiger

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


first quarter 19th century (made)


Bewick, Thomas, born 1753 - died 1828 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

wood-engraving on white satin


Height: 8.5 in, Width: 9.75 in

Descriptive line

'Tiger' by Thomas Bewick (1753-1828); wood engraving printed on white satin

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.


Printing ink; Silk satin


Wood engraving


Animals and Wildlife; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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