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The Gnu

Wood-Engraving
1843 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Page depicting a wood-engraving of a gnu with explanatory letterpress beneath it


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleThe Gnu (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Wood-engraving with letterpress
Brief description
Josiah Wood Whymper. 'The Gnu'. Wood-engraving with hand-colouring and letterpress. London, 1843, published by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
Physical description
Page depicting a wood-engraving of a gnu with explanatory letterpress beneath it
Dimensions
  • Height: 14in
  • Width: 11.125in
Credit line
Given by Miss H. B. Brookman
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1950, London: HMSO, 1962.
Collection
Accession number
E.678-1950

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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