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Print - The Captive Slave
  • The Captive Slave
    Hancock, Charles, born 1802 - died 1877
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The Captive Slave

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, engraved)

  • Date:

    c.1831 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hancock, Charles, born 1802 - died 1877 (artist)
    Beckwith, H.G. (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    29631:36

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'The Captive Slave'. An engraving print, after the painting by Charles Hancock. A dog in a metal collar with a heavy chain attached, seated looking up to the top-right of the picture into a ray of daylight. Engraved with the signature C. Hancock 1831 in the lower-left corner of the image.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, engraved)

Date

c.1831 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Hancock, Charles, born 1802 - died 1877 (artist)
Beckwith, H.G. (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'C. Hancock 1831'
Engraved in the lower-left corner of the image.

'"THE CAPTIVE SLAVE." / (By C. Hancock)'
Centre, below image.

Dimensions

Height: 32.7 cm of sheet, Width: 25.3 cm

Descriptive line

'The Captive Slave'. A dog in a metal collar with a heavy chain attached, seated looking up to the top-right of the picture into a ray of daylight. Engraving print on paper. After the painting by Charles Hancock. Engraved by Beckwith. c.1831.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

The Athenaeum Journal of Literature, Science, and the Fine Arts. From January to December, 1832. London : Published at The Office, 2, Catherine Street, Strand, by J. Francis. 1832. p 507

Production Note

The attribution of the engraver is based on mention of such an engraving in The Athenaeum Journal, 1832. See References.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Collar; Dog; Chains

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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