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Hook My Frock

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1858,0417.51

  • Title (object)

    • Hook My Frock
  • Description

    Cottage interior with a man fastening the back of a woman's dress, as she looks over her shoulder at him and smiles; cutting from the 'Illustrated News of the World', 10 April 1858, p.149. 1858
    Wood-engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1858
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 190 millimetres
    • Width: 151 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, name of painter and "(In the British Institution, Pall Mall)"; a monogram in the lower right corner: C,C, E and H(?).
  • Curator's comments

    The painting was exhibited at the British Institution, London in 1858 (no.244).

  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Illustrated News of the World
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1858

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1858,0417.51

Cottage interior with a man fastening the back of a woman's dress, as she looks over her shoulder at him and smiles; cutting from an illustrated newspaper.  c.1858  Wood-engraving

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Cottage interior with a man fastening the back of a woman's dress, as she looks over her shoulder at him and smiles; cutting from an illustrated newspaper. c.1858 Wood-engraving

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