Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals

Print
19th century (published), 1846 (designed)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

A swan viewed in profile, facing to the left of the picture, swimming on a lake with a stately home visible on the top of a hill in the background.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleThe Swan (assigned by artist)
Materials and Techniques
Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material.
Brief Description
'The Swan'. Coloured lithograph print on paper. Designed and 'drawn on to stone' by Frederick Robinson. Part of 'Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals'. Printed by Day & Haghe. Published by Thomas Varty, London. 19th century.
Physical Description
A swan viewed in profile, facing to the left of the picture, swimming on a lake with a stately home visible on the top of a hill in the background.
Dimensions
  • Height: 27cm
  • Width: 34cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • VARTY'S SERIES OF DOMESIC & WILD ANIMALS. (Series title, centre above illustration.)
  • London, Published by THOMAS VARTY, Educational Depository (Centre, below illustration.)
  • Day & Haghe, Lithrs. to the Queen (Below bottom right corner of illustration.)
  • THE SWAN (Title of illustration, centre, below publishing information.)
  • No.21. (Plate number, above top right corner of illustration.)
  • Frederick Robinson delt / From Nature / 1846 (Signed, bottom right corner of illustration.)
Object history
See other lithograph illustrations from the series: E.253 to 288-1901.
Subjects depicted
Other Number
No. 21 - Numbered on sheet
Collection
Accession Number
E.273-1901

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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