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Print - Graphic Illustrations of Animals.
  • Graphic Illustrations of Animals.
    Hawkins, Benjamin Waterhouse, born 1807 - died 1889
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Graphic Illustrations of Animals.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hawkins, Benjamin Waterhouse, born 1807 - died 1889 (designer)
    Thomas, R. K. (designer)
    Hawkins, Benjamin Waterhouse, born 1807 - died 1889 (lithographer)
    Thomas, R. K. (lithographer)
    Varty, Thomas (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material

  • Museum number:

    E.291-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A large central image of a ram, a ewe and a lamb; surrounded by ten smaller vignettes illustrating different ways that humans have made use of them, e.g. 'Parchment'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

mid 19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Hawkins, Benjamin Waterhouse, born 1807 - died 1889 (designer)
Thomas, R. K. (designer)
Hawkins, Benjamin Waterhouse, born 1807 - died 1889 (lithographer)
Thomas, R. K. (lithographer)
Varty, Thomas (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material

Marks and inscriptions

Published by THOMAS VARTY, 31, Strand, London.
Centre below illustration.

THE SHEEP.
Title of illustration, centre, below publishing details.

GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS OF ANIMALS, / SHEWING THEIR UTILITY TO MAN, IN THEIR SERVICES DURING LIFE AND USES AFTER DEATH
Series title, centre above illustration.

Published by THOMAS VARTY, 31, Strand, London.
Centre below central illustration.

Pl. 3.
Above top right corner of illustration.

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 cm, Width: 36.7 cm

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Shepherd; Industry; Sheep; Women; Men

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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