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Description

Oval engraving of woman in 18th century costume seated on bench shelling peas. Half timbered building behind her. Gilt oval frame with beaded inner molding. Back has glued paper label, probably originally part of the legend at front of print. Print probably rectangular when printed, label inscribed "A Cottage Girl Shelling Pease". Engraved by P.W. Tompkins after W.R. Bigg.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1890
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
11 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.533
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
256348

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