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"The Serpentine (Probable results of the Acclimatisation Society), Illustration to "Punch's Almanack"

1865
George Du Maurier (English (born in France), 1834–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 18.4 x 24 cm (7 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.) Sheet: 30.5 x 44.9 cm (12 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1697

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Illustration to “Punch’s Almanack,” 1865 (Serpentine Zoo)

Inscription

l.l. in block: "DM"; l.r. in block: "Swain"

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