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An Exact Representation of the Manner of Destroying the Elephant

Print
1826 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Scene entitled 'An exact representation of the manner of destroying an elephant, on Thursday, March 2nd, 1826, at Exeter 'Change, Strand'. Possily a newspaper cutting.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleAn Exact Representation of the Manner of Destroying the Elephant (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
woodcut
Brief description
Broadside illustrating the death of Chunee the Elephant, Exeter 'Change, Strand, 2 March 1826 entitled An exact representation of the manner of destroying an elephant. Woodcut and letterpress, 1826. Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Scene entitled 'An exact representation of the manner of destroying an elephant, on Thursday, March 2nd, 1826, at Exeter 'Change, Strand'.
Dimensions
  • Print size height: 22.6cm
  • Print size width: 18.4cm
Summary
Scene entitled 'An exact representation of the manner of destroying an elephant, on Thursday, March 2nd, 1826, at Exeter 'Change, Strand'. Possily a newspaper cutting.
Other number
F.95-18 - H Beard collection numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.6135-2009

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Record createdMarch 23, 2009
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