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Pierce Egan

Print
1823 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Print of Pierce Egan, from a drawing by George Sharples, engraved by C. Turner, published by P. Egan, London, 1 February 1823.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving on paper
Brief Description
Print of Pierce Egan, from a drawing by George Sharples, engraved by C. Turner, published by P. Egan, London, 1 February 1823
Physical Description
Print of Pierce Egan, from a drawing by George Sharples, engraved by C. Turner, published by P. Egan, London, 1 February 1823. The print shows Egan sitting in front of a bookcase.
Dimensions
  • Height: 35.9cm (approximately) (Note: This is the height unmounted. Including the mount the height is 38.3cm.)
  • Width: 25.1cm (approximately) (Note: This is the width unmounted. Including the mount the width is 27.4cm.)
Marks and Inscriptions
'Drawn by George Sharples / Engraved on steel by C. Turner PIERCE EGAN. / Author of LIFE IN LONDON: TOM and JERRY. a Musical / Drama: BOXIANA: PICTURE of the FANCY &c. / London. Published by P. Egan. Feb 1. 1823 at 71 Chancery Lane.' (Printed on front side in black ink)
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
Subject depicted
Summary
Print of Pierce Egan, from a drawing by George Sharples, engraved by C. Turner, published by P. Egan, London, 1 February 1823.
Collection
Accession Number
S.275-2015

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record createdApril 8, 2015
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