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Cow House.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    18th century - 19th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on wove paper

  • Museum number:

    29638:60

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Two cows viewed in profile, standing in a paved barn, facing to the right of the image. They are eating from a wooden trough, with their heads restrained by vertical wooden posts. Nearby there stands; a wooden wheelbarrow, a spade, a stool and two buckets. In the background to the left of the image, a man is fetching down hay for two horses.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, printed)

Date

18th century - 19th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on wove paper

Marks and inscriptions

'COW HOUSE.'
Titled, centrally below image.

Dimensions

Height: 13.6-13.8 cm sheet, Width: 18.7-18.8 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'Cow House'. Two cows standing in a paved barn, eating from a wooden trough, with their heads restrained by vertical wooden posts. Engraving print on wove paper. Anonymous. Great Britain (probably). 18th-19th century.

Materials

Wove paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Cows; Horses; Wheelbarrow; Barn; Buckets; Agriculture; Stool; Trough; Spade

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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