Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-20029

Description

This engraving tells the story of the sacking of the Basing House. The group of figures-- father, daughter, dog-- to the right are the prisoners of the soldiers in helmets to the left. Popish(?) books, priests' dresses, gold and silver plate and cash separate the two groups. A man lies dead at the far left. Mounted in elaborate 4 in. gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
PICTURE, HISTORICAL

Inscription

Printed beneath engraving: ""Painted by C. Landseer A.R.A. Published by Mary Parkes 22 Golden Square, Successor to Mr. Robert Bowyer of Pall Mall London 1st January 1840 Engraved by J. G. Murray""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Landseer, C. (Painter)
Parkes, Mary (Publisher)
Murray, John George (Engraver)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

33.5 x 39.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.275