English Village Scene

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1853

GUSN

GUSN-5352

Description

Black and white engraving of an English village scene; the village pastor is surrounded by his congregation outside the church; wooden Empire frame with mahogany veneer; beveled border; interior frame of enameled silver over wood.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
churches (buildings)
Empire (style)
religions (concept)
villages
Picture
Townscape
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Religion
Village
Church
Empire
Gothic Revival
Townscape

Inscription

Artist's inscriptions: ""W.P. FRITH, R.A./W. HALL."" Center: ""LONDON, PUBLISHED APRIL 1, 1853, BY LLOYD, BROTHERS & CO. 22, LUDGATE HILL/AND WILLIAMS, STEVENS, AND WILLIAMS, 353, BROADWAY, NEW YORK/THE VILLAGE PASTOR"" Flanking: ""THE SERVICE PAST, AROUND THE PIOUS MAN,/WITH READY ZEAL, HONEST RUSTIC RAN...""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Hall, W. (Engraver)
Frith, W. P. (Painter)
Lloyd Brothers & Co. (Publisher)
Williams, Stevens, & Williams (Publisher)

Location of Origin

England; London, England; New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

31.25 x 39.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.703

Places

New York state (United States)