Illustration to "The People's Magazine"

1867
John Gilbert (English, 1817–1897), Cut by Edward Whymper (English, 1840–1911)


Dimensions

Block: 15.2 x 20.8 cm (6 x 8 3/16 in.); Sheet: 15.5 x 21.3 cm (6 1/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.2140

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Lowering a coffin

Inscription

JG lower left, JW WHYMPER lower right

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund