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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)
    Cooper, Thomas Sidney, born 1803 - died 1902 (artist)
    Robinson, Frederick (lithographer)
    Day & Haghe (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material.

  • Museum number:

    E.254-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A grey donkey standing, viewed almost in profile, looking to the right of the picture. Behind it, a brown coloured donkey stands with its head lowered to the grass and behind that donkey another is lying on the ground.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Varty, Thomas (publisher)
Cooper, Thomas Sidney, born 1803 - died 1902 (artist)
Robinson, Frederick (lithographer)
Day & Haghe (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.

after Cooper & Robinson, _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 ASS.
Title of illustration, centre, below publishing information.

No.2.
Plate number, above top right corner of illustration.

Dimensions

Height: 27.3 cm, Width: 34.7 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

'The Ass'. Coloured lithograph print on paper. After Thomas Sidney Cooper & Robinson. '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.

Production Note

The print is inscribed as being after Cooper & Robinson, _F. Robinson lith.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Colouring

Subjects depicted

Donkeys; Ass

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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