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Print - A Dash Among The Rushes

A Dash Among The Rushes

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Armfield, George (artist)
    Beckwith, H. (engraver)
    Pittman, J. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Two gun dogs (one dark-coloured, the other with light and dark markings) viewed in profile, dashing through some rushes from the left of the image, in pursuit of a duck. The title and names of artist, engraver and publisher are given below the image.

Place of Origin

London (published)


19th century (published)


Armfield, George (artist)
Beckwith, H. (engraver)
Pittman, J. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Title, central below image.

'G Armfield Pinxt'
Bottom-left corner of image.

'H.Beckwith Sc'
Bottom-right corner of image.

'Published by Pittman, Warwick Square, London'
Central, below title.


Height: 14.4 cm sheet, Width: 22.7 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'A Dash Among The Rushes'. Two gun dogs dashing through rushes, from the left of the image, in pursuit of a duck. Engraving print on paper. Engraved by H. Beckwith, after a painting by G. Armfield. Published by Pittman, London. 19th century.


Paper; Printing ink


Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Rushes; Dogs; Hunting; Trees; Hunting; Duck


Prints; Hunting


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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