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Print - Fishing Scene, Higham Hill Ferry

Fishing Scene, Higham Hill Ferry

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Higham Hill (illustrated)
    Hoxton (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sherman, Welby (illustrator)
    Hullmandel, Charles, born 1789 - died 1850 (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:

    E.4589-1923

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Lithograph depicting a fishing scene and Higham Hill ferry, near Lea Bridge, with two fishermen in top hats in the foreground right and a ferryman in boat on the left midground, with two buildings on the other side of the riverbank.

Place of Origin

Higham Hill (illustrated)
Hoxton (published)

Date

ca. 1840 (printed)

Artist/maker

Sherman, Welby (illustrator)
Hullmandel, Charles, born 1789 - died 1850 (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithography

Dimensions

height: 4.75 in, width: 6.5 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

Lithograph depicting a fishing scene at Higham Hill Ferry, ca. 1840, drawn by Welby Sherman and printed by C Hullmandel.

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

Taken from departmental handlist.

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Fishermen; Fishing; Ferries; Rivers

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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