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Left in Charge.

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Left in Charge.
  • Description

    Scene in a kitchen, with a girl looking over the cradle of a sleeping baby from behind, also watched by a little boy, seated on a stool at left, rocking the cradle; fireplace behind at left, coffee pot and bowl on a cupboard at right; arched composition; illustration from 'The Art Journal' of 1870; after William Hemsley.
    Etching and engraving


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1870
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 327 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 244 millimetres (sheet)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, followed by 'From the Picture in the Collection of Thomas Williams Esq.', production details, with names of artists closely below the image: 'W. Hemsley, Pinxt. / H. Lemon, Sculpt. / London, Virtue & Co.'.
  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Art Journal
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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