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Print - Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals
  • Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals
    Varty, Thomas
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Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Varty, Thomas (publisher)
    Robinson, Frederick (lithographer)
    Vincent Brooks, 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

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 (published)

Date

19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Varty, Thomas (publisher)
Robinson, Frederick (lithographer)
Vincent Brooks, 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.
Series title, centre above illustration.

F. Robinson, lith
Below bottom left corner of illustration.

London, Published by THOMAS VARTY, Educational Depository,
Centre, below illustration.

Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen
Below bottom right corner of illustration.

THE NEWFOUNDLAND DOG.
Title of illustration, centre, below publishing information.

No.34.
Plate number, above top right corner of illustration.

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

Child; Tree; Woman; Dog; Rescue; River

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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