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English Village Scene

1971.703 (RS117711)

Description

Black and white engraving of an English village scene; the village pastor is surrounded by his congregation outside the church; wooden Empire frame with mahogany veneer; beveled border; interior frame of enameled silver over wood.

Details

Maker
Hall, W. (Engraver)
Frith, W. P. (Painter)
Lloyd Brothers & Co. (Publisher)
Williams, Stevens, & Williams (Publisher)
Date
1853
Inscriptions
Artist's inscriptions: ""W.P. FRITH, R.A./W. HALL."" Center: ""LONDON, PUBLISHED APRIL 1, 1853, BY LLOYD, BROTHERS & CO. 22, LUDGATE HILL/AND WILLIAMS, STEVENS, AND WILLIAMS, 353, BROADWAY, NEW YORK/THE VILLAGE PASTOR"" Flanking: ""THE SERVICE PAST, AROUND THE PIOUS MAN,/WITH READY ZEAL, HONEST RUSTIC RAN...""
Location of origin
England; London, England; New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Church
churches (buildings)
Empire
Empire (style)
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
Gothic Revival
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Religion
religions (concept)
Stipple Engraved
Townscape
Unidentified Paper
Village
villages
Dimensions
31.25 x 39.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.703
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5352

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