Not currently on display at the V&A

The Hunt for the Hackney Ghost: Midnight Scene in St. John's Churchyard.

Print
25/08/1895 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Newspaper cutting showing a process engraving featuring several men in St. John's Churchyard hunting for the Hackney Ghost, with attached typographic article.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Process engraving
Brief Description
Newspaper cutting from 25 August 1895, process engraving depicting The Hunt for the Hackney Ghost: Midnight Scene in St. John's Churchyard, by S Higham.
Physical Description
Newspaper cutting showing a process engraving featuring several men in St. John's Churchyard hunting for the Hackney Ghost, with attached typographic article.
Dimensions
  • Height: 7.5in
  • Width: 7.75in
Dimensions taken from departmental handlist.
Credit line
Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers
Object history
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.
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Associations
Bibliographic Reference
Taken from departmental handlist.
Collection
Accession Number
E.4640-1923

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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