Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals

Print
19th century (published)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

A black and white New Foundland dog pulling a small blonde child out of a river by her white dress. In the distance to the right of the picture, a woman wearing a mop-cap can be seen running towards the scene.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleThe New Foundland Dog (assigned by artist)
Materials and Techniques
Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material.
Brief Description
'The New Foundland Dog'. Coloured lithograph print on paper. 'Drawn on to stone' by Frederick Robinson. Part of 'Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals'. Printed by Day & Son. Published by Thomas Varty, London. 19th century.
Physical Description
A black and white New Foundland dog pulling a small blonde child out of a river by her white dress. In the distance to the right of the picture, a woman wearing a mop-cap can be seen running towards the scene.
Dimensions
  • Height: 27cm
  • Width: 34.4cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • VARTY'S SERIES OF DOMESIC & WILD ANIMALS. (Series title, centre above illustration.)
  • F. Robinson, lith (Below bottom left corner of illustration.)
  • London, Published by THOMAS VARTY, Educational Depository, (Centre, below illustration.)
  • Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen (Below bottom right corner of illustration.)
  • THE NEWFOUNDLAND DOG. (Title of illustration, centre, below publishing information.)
  • No.34. (Plate number, above top right corner of illustration.)
Object history
See other lithograph illustrations from the series: E.253 to 288-1901.
Subjects depicted
Other Number
No. 34 - Numbered on sheet
Collection
Accession Number
E.286-1901

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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