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Print - Boys Ferreting Rabbits

Boys Ferreting Rabbits

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed and published)

  • Date:

    30/08/1823 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crane (artist)
    Scott, James (engraver)
    Pittman, J. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.904-1896

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'Boys Ferreting Rabbits'. Two boys, one standing on the left holding a net containing a rabbit, the other kneeling and holding a dog by the collar to the right of the picture. Behind the standing boy, a dead rabbit with its legs tied can be seen propped against a small cage.

Place of Origin

London (printed and published)

Date

30/08/1823 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Crane (artist)
Scott, James (engraver)
Pittman, J. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

BOYS FERRETING RABBITS.
Title, centre below image.

Published Augt. 30, 1823, by J. Pittman, Warwick Square, London.
Centre below title.

Crane Pinxt
Below bottom-left corner of image.

J Scott Sct
Below bottom-right corner of image.

Dimensions

Height: 17.3 cm of sheet, Width: 13 - 13.1 cm of sheet, Height: 13.8 cm of image, Width: 10.4 cm of image

Descriptive line

'Boys Ferreting Rabbits'. Two boys, one standing on the left holding a net containing a rabbit, the other kneeling and holding a dog by the collar. Engraving print on paper. After a painting by Crane. Engraved by J. Scott. Published by J. Pittman, London. 1823.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Boys; Rabbits; Dog; Hunting

Categories

Prints; Hunting

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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