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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dalziel Brothers (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    India proof of a wood engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edward Dalziel

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 90

Physical description

India proof of a wood engraving printed by the Dalziel Brothers. There are 153 plates in total in this series of proofs, once bound across 5 volumes, but now separated into individual prints.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)


mid 19th century (made)


Dalziel Brothers (printers)

Materials and Techniques

India proof of a wood engraving


Height: 15.5 in, Width: 11 in

Object history note

In the register of 1904 there is a note with information about the donation of many prints from Edward Dalziel (E.2015-1904 to E.2984-1904). They are described as burnished proofs on India paper, specially selected under the personal supervision of the Dalziel brothers at their Camden Town studio.

Descriptive line

One India proof from a set of 153 printed illustrations by G. J. Powell, Fred Walker, Houghton, Rossetti, Tenniel, Leech etc., printed by the Dalziel Brothers. Great Britain, mid 19th century.




Wood engraving




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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