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  • Place of origin:

    Hackney (drawn)

  • Date:

    May 1827 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hawkins, G (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured aquatint with engraved detail

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:

    E.4646-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 17, box IV

Physical description

Coloured aquatint depicting an interior view of Hackney Church, taken from the organ gallery, during the order of confirmation.

Place of Origin

Hackney (drawn)

Date

May 1827 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Hawkins, G (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Coloured aquatint with engraved detail

Marks and inscriptions

To the Venerable and Revd. JOHN JAMES WATSON, D.D. Archdeacon of St. Albans and
RECTOR OF HACKNEY.
This Interior View of Hackney Church taken from the Organ Gallery in May 1827, representing the
ORDER OF CONFIRMATION,
Is with permission respectfully dedicated by his Obliged & Obedient servt.
GEORGE HAWKINS
Published Decr. 31. 1827. by G. Hawkins opposite the Grove, Hackney.

Dimensions

height: 10 in, width: 14 in

Object history note

This object was part of the John Edmund Gardner collection of topographical prints and drawings of London. After Gardner's death the collection passed to his son Edmund Thomas, but was sold to Edward Coates MP in 1910. The collection was sold again in 1923 after Coates' death, and was split between various institutions and private collectors. The portion connected with Hoxton, Homerton, Hackney and Bethnal Green was bought by the Hon. Arthur Villiers and donated to the Bethnal Green Museum.

Descriptive line

Coloured aquatint, interior view of Hackney Church, G. Hawkins, May 1827.

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

Taken from departmental handlist.

Techniques

Aquatint

Subjects depicted

Religion; Interiors; Churches; Rural areas

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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