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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)
    Hancock, Charles, born 1802 - died 1877 (artist)
    Robinson, Frederick (lithographer)
    Vincent Brooks, Day & Son (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material.

  • Museum number:

    E.259-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A sheep with curled horns standing on a hillside, viewed at a slight angle with its head turned to the left. Beside it, another sheep is lying on the ground apparently asleep.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Varty, Thomas (publisher)
Hancock, Charles, born 1802 - died 1877 (artist)
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.

Cha. Hancock. F. Robinson lith.
Below bottom left corner of illustration.

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

Day & Haghe, Lithrs. To the Queen
Below bottom right corner of illustration.

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

No.7.
Plate number, above top right corner of illustration.

Dimensions

Height: 26.9 cm, Width: 34 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

'The Sheep'. Coloured lithograph print on paper. After Charles Hancock. 'Drawn on stone' by Frederick Robinson. Part of 'Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals'. Printed by Day & Haghe. Published by Thomas Varty, London. 19th century.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Colouring

Subjects depicted

Sheep

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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