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Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals

Print
19th century (published), 1846 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Woodland scene showing a variety of song birds; a thrush, blackbird, lark, nightingale and linnet.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleSong Birds (assigned by artist)
Materials and Techniques
Coloured lithograph print on paper, backed with woven material.
Brief Description
'Song Birds'. Coloured lithograph print on paper. Designed and 'drawn on stone' by Frederick Robinson. Part of 'Varty's Series of Domestic & Wild Animals'. Printed by Day & Haghe. Published by Thomas Varty, London. 19th century.
Physical Description
Woodland scene showing a variety of song birds; a thrush, blackbird, lark, nightingale and linnet.
Dimensions
  • Height: 27cm
  • Width: 34cm
Measured by DH 06/08/2010
Marks and Inscriptions
  • VARTY'S SERIES OF DOMESIC & WILD ANIMALS. (Series title, centre above illustration.)
  • F. Robinson. del. et lith. (Below bottom left corner of illustration.)
  • London, Published by THOMAS VARTY, Educational Depository, (Centre, below illustration.)
  • Day & Haghe, Lithrs. to the Queen (Below bottom right corner of illustration.)
  • SONG BIRDS. (Title of illustration, centre, below publishing information.)
  • No.28. (Plate number, above top right corner of illustration.)
  • THRUSH. BLACKBIRD. LARK. NIGHTINGALE. LINNET. (Birds labelled below illustration.)
  • F. Robinson delt / 1846 (Signed, near bottom left corner of illustration.)
Object history
See other lithograph illustrations from the series: E.253 to 288-1901.
Subjects depicted
Other Number
No. 28 - Numbered on sheet
Collection
Accession Number
E.280-1901

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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