The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1888-12

GUSN

GUSN-222797

Description

Framed print after Robert Browning's poem of the Pied Piper beguiling children. A man plays a flute with a crowd of children behind him while adults attempt to hold the children back. Discarded toys lay behind the children and a flock of birds fly overhead. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
wood (plant material)
Print

Inscription

"G.J. Pinwell 69"
"G.J. Pinwell Pinx. / London, Published 1st December 1888, by Rob. Dunthorne, at the Rembrandt Head in Vigo Street / R.W. MacBeth. / A.R.A. Sculp. / The Pied Piper of Hamelin. The beguiling of the Children. (In Illustration of the poem by Robert Browning.)" (printed)
No. 11403 / From / J. Eastman Chase / Picture Frames / and / Works of Art / No. 7 Hamilton Place / Boston, Mass." (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P555

Maker

Pinwell, George John, 1842-1875 (Painter)
Macbeth, Robert Walker, 1848-1910 (Engraver)
Dunthorne, Robert (Publisher)
J. Eastman Chase (Framer)
After Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 (Poet)

Location of Origin

London, England; Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

24 6/16 x 32 15/16 x 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.978

Date

1888-12 (date of first publishing)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)