Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

6/7/1796

GUSN

GUSN-12059

Description

An engraving on paper depicting three sheep, two men and a dog inside a barn. It is in the original gilt frame and the black mat has reverse painting on glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
gilding
paper (fiber product)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
glass (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
barns
people (agents)
Unidentified Paper
Gilded
Painted
Stipple Engraved
Barn
Mythical Animal
People
PICTURE

Inscription

Inscribed on the picture front is: Now Sheperds to your helpless charge be bind./Baffle th rageing year, and fill their peus/With food as will; lodge them below the storm/And watch them strict./Vide Thomson's Winter/From an original picture in the collection of Mr. Benj. Babbage/to whom this plate is dedicated, by his humble serv./Thos. Macklin. It has an original paper back and a recent printed label inscribed: SPNEA/FOGG ART MUSEUM/LOAN FOR EXAMINATION/TL 22332.3 .

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1971.464B

Related Items

Title Engraving Accession Number 1971.464.1

Maker

Shepheard, G. (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

15.25 x 17.688 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.464.2

Date

6/7/1796 (Publication Date)