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Print - Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals; The New Foundland Dog
  • Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals
    Thomas Varty
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Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals; The New Foundland Dog

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London, England (published)

  • Date:

    19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Varty (publisher)
    Robinson, Frederick (lithographer)
    Day & Son (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material.

  • Museum number:

    E.286-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

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Physical description

A black and white New Foundland dog pulling a small blonde child out of a river by her white dress. In the distance to the right of the picture, a woman wearing a mop-cap can be seen running towards the scene.

Place of Origin

London, England (published)

Date

19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Thomas Varty (publisher)
Robinson, Frederick (lithographer)
Day & Son (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material.

Marks and inscriptions

VARTY'S SERIES OF DOMESIC & WILD ANIMALS.
F. Robinson, lith
London, Published by THOMAS VARTY, Educational Depository,
Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen
THE NEWFOUNDLAND DOG.
No.34.

Dimensions

Height: 27 cm, Width: 34.4 cm

Object history note

See other lithograph illustrations from the series: E.253 to 288-1901.

Descriptive line

'The New Foundland Dog'. Coloured lithograph print on paper. 'Drawn on to stone' by Frederick Robinson. Part of 'Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals'. Printed by Day & Son. Published by Thomas Varty, London. 19th century.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Colouring

Subjects depicted

Woman; Tree; Dog; Child; River; Rescue

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection code

PDP

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