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Description

Black and white engraving of a woman seated on a rock in foreground with landscape behind; full length figure; three quarter pose in slight profile; no inscriptions; wooden frame with applied gesso gilt; organic floral and vine border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1860
Inscriptions
Label on back: ""FROM / HENRY GRAVES & COMPANY / Publishers in Ordinary / To Her Majesty The Queen and H.R.H. The Royal Consort/ 6, Pall Mall, London, S.W."" Label/tag: (""E.W.M."")
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
abalone shell
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
30.25 x 23.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1400
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6635

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