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print / drawing book

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1882,0311.3860

  • Description

    Two boys making a kite on a table in a field, the one at right preparing to attach a radiated star; small pot under tree in foreground at right; illustration to 'The Drawing School for Little Masters and Misses [...]' (London); proof.
    Wood-engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 47 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 59 millimetres (image)
  • Curator's comments

    The drawing book was published in three editions between 1773 and 1777, but didn't contain this engraving, which dates c.1780 on stylistic grounds, and appears to have been intended for a later edition.

  • Bibliography

    • Tattersfield 2011 TB 3.6 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Post-binder)

  • Subjects

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Drawing School for Little Masters and Misses...
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1882

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1882,0311.3860

  • Additional IDs

    • I.B. 41
Two boys making a kite on a table in a field, the one at right preparing to attach a radiated star; small pot under tree in foreground at right; illustration to 'The Drawing School for Little Masters and Misses [...]' (London); proof.   Wood-engraving

Two boys making a kite on a table in a field, the one at right preparing to attach a radiated star; small pot under tree in foreground at right; illustration to 'The Drawing School for Little Masters and Misses [...]' (London); proof. Wood-engraving

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