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Egyptian, Grecian, and Roman Costume; in forty outlines

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1810 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Herbert Eccles

  • Museum number:

    E.1831-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case C, shelf 159

Physical description

Print depicting a nude male Egyptian acrobat on the back of a crocodile.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1810 (published)

Artist/maker

Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

T. Baxter del et sculp.
signed

Dimensions

Height: 8.875 in, Width: 5.875 in

Descriptive line

'Egyptian Tumbler', illustration from Egyptian, Grecian, and Roman Costume; in forty outlines, engraving by Thomas Baxter, London, 1810

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1916-1918, London: HMSO, 1920.
'Egyptian, Grecian, and Roman Costume; in forty outlines, with descriptions, selected, drawn & engraved, by Thomas Baxter', London: 1810.

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Crocodiles; Acrobats; Egyptian

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Clothing

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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