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Long-eared Bat

Print
1897 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Etching depicting a long-eared bat, with an insect in front of it.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleLong-eared Bat (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
etching
Brief description
'Long-eared Bat', etching by C. M. Detmold from a drawing by E. J. Detmold, England, 1897
Physical description
Etching depicting a long-eared bat, with an insect in front of it.
Dimensions
  • Height: 4.6875in
  • Width: 5.4375in
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.
Marks and inscriptions
  • E. J. Detmold (signed in pencil)
  • M.D. E.J.D. (inscribed in pencil)
Credit line
Given by the Contemporary Art Society
Object history
The Detmold twins worked together on this print - Edward did the original pencil drawing, which was then etched by Charles, and finally the plate was bitten by Edward.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.
Collection
Accession number
E.2816-1929

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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