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Engraving

1971.752 (RS117747)

Description

Hand colored engraving of two children with a hen in wicker cage and chicks in foreground; background has Tudor-style home, trees and a dirt road leading to a village; matted in black and gilt; the carved molded frame has gilt decoration over reddish background, beaded outer edge, horeshoe-like carving around interior.

Details

Maker
Fredk. B. Daniell & Son (Framer)
Date
1900-1991
Inscriptions
No signature exposed; label on back reads: ""From Fredk. B. Daniell & Son, FC Daniell. Dealers in Old Engravings, drawings, pictures, etc. 32, Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, London, W.C.2. Frames of Every Description Made to Order.""
Location of origin
32 Cranbourn Street, London WC2; London, England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wicker
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Birdcage
Cage
cages (rooms)
Chick
chicks
Child
children (people by age group)
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hen
hens
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
wicker
Wicker
Dimensions
17.25 x 14.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.752
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5433

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