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Progress of Science, 1869

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1870 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Keene, Charles Samuel, born 1823 - died 1891 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wood engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.2861-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 80, box A

Physical description

Proof of a cartoon published in Punch's Almanack for 1870, Vol. LVIII. It depicts a scene in a hairdresser's: the hairdresser is proffering what looks like a hosepipe and asking his customer 'Shall I blow down your neck by machinery, sir?'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1870 (published)

Artist/maker

Keene, Charles Samuel, born 1823 - died 1891 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

wood engraving

Dimensions

Height: 3.75 in, Width: 4.5 in

Descriptive line

'Progress of Science, 1869', cartoon published in Punch's Almanack for 1870, wood engraving, Charles Samuel Keene, 1870

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1923, London: Board of Education, 1925

Techniques

Wood engraving

Subjects depicted

Hairdressing; Technology

Categories

Prints; Satire; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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