- Museum number
- Object: The First Impression
Johannes Gutenberg in his studio, showing the first impression printed from the bible, to his wife who sits in chair in the centre, his assistant by the printing press on the left; cutting from the 'Illustrated London News', 23 March 1850, p.200.
Wood-engraving with letterpress
- Production date
Height: 153 millimetres (image)
Width: 233 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The original painting by Selous was exhibited in the British Institution in 1850 (no.388).
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Illustrated London News
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number