"Wonderful Instinct of the Giraffe by which it escapes diptheria during the winter (N.B. a Positive Fact)," Illustration to "Punch"

1865
George Du Maurier (English (born in France), 1834–1896)


Dimensions

Block: 8.4 x 10.1 cm (3 5/16 x 4 in.) Sheet: 16.8 x 20.4 cm (6 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1733

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Punch, March 4, 1865, vol. 48, p.87

Inscription

l.r. in block: "DM"

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