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The Swan and the Cook

Artist's Proof
1931 (published)
Place of origin

Line engraving illustration proof depicting a man (cook) wresting with a swan in his arms.

Object details

Object type
TitleThe Swan and the Cook (published title)
Materials and techniques
Line engraving illustration proof on paper
Brief description
'The Swan and the Cook', Book III, 12., proof of line engraving illustration by Stephen Gooden, for 'The Fables of La Fontaine' translated by Edward Marsh, published by William Heinemann Ltd, London, 1931
Physical description
Line engraving illustration proof depicting a man (cook) wresting with a swan in his arms.
  • Mount frame height: 166mm
  • Mount frame width: 89mm
Marks and inscriptions
'The Swan and the Cook / Circ.282A-1935' (Handwritten in ink below the image and crossed out with pencil.)
Associated objects
Bibliographic reference
Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1935
Accession number

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Record createdJanuary 11, 2019
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