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Print - Graphic Illustrations of Animals.; The Dog
  • Graphic Illustrations of Animals.
    Hawkins, born 1807 - died 1889
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Graphic Illustrations of Animals.; The Dog

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London, England (published)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hawkins, born 1807 - died 1889 (designer)
    Thomas Varty (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material

  • Museum number:

    E.295-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box A

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Physical description

A large central image of a black and white dog, surrounded by eight smaller vignettes illustrating different ways that humans have made use of them, e.g. 'Esquimaux Travelling'.

Place of Origin

London, England (published)

Date

mid 19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Hawkins, born 1807 - died 1889 (designer)
Thomas Varty (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material

Marks and inscriptions

GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS OF ANIMALS, / SHEWING THEIR UTILITY TO MAN, IN THEIR SERVICES DURING LIFE AND USES AFTER DEATH
Published by THOMAS VARTY, Adelaide Street, Strand.
Designed and Drawn on Stone by W. Hawkins.
THE DOG.
W. Hawkins. del.
Pl. 7.

Dimensions

Height: 30 cm, Width: 37 cm

Descriptive line

'The Dog'. Coloured lithograph print on paper. Designed and 'drawn on stone' by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins. Part of the series 'Graphic Illustrations of Animals' published by Thomas Varty, London. Mid 19th century.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Men; Dogs; Hunting; Rescue

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection code

PDP

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