Print (Engraving)

  • Title:

    Oliver Twist./ The attempted burglary.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Phillibrown (Engraver)

    Felix Octavius Carr Darley (Designer)

    W. A. Townsend & Co. (Publisher)

    Houghton, Osgood & Co. (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1879-1879

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Engraved, Steel Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    2012.0013.006


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2012.0013.006

Object Name

Print (Engraving)

Title

Oliver Twist./ The attempted burglary.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Wilford P. Cole

Creator (Role)

Thomas Phillibrown (Engraver)

Felix Octavius Carr Darley (Designer)
1822-1888
Felix Darley illustrated works by Dickens, Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Longfellow, James Fenimore Cooper, and many others (ULAN).

W. A. Townsend & Co. (Publisher)
c.1859-c.1861

Houghton, Osgood & Co. (Publisher)

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Secondary Place of Origin

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1879-1879

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right, beneath image; T. Phillibrown Sc.
2. Inscription; Lower left, beneath image; F.O.C. Darley Fecit.
3. Inscription; Lower center; NEW YORK, W.A. TOWNSEND & C.\o

Subjects

Literary scene; Book illustration

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Engraved, Steel Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

7.1 (H) , 4.6 (W) , 4.1 (Image H) , 3.3 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

18 (H) , 11.8 (W) , 4.1 (Image H) , 3.3 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H and W at left and bottom. Trimmed within platemark.

Publisher Summary

Houghton, Osgood & Co.

Publication Date

1879

Place of Publication

Boston, Massachusetts, United States, North America

Watermark

none

Edition Notes

Probably from the Globe Edition of Charles Dickens' works, Boston: Houghton, Osgood, & Co., 1879. (12mo.), republished from the original 1861 engraving published in: Dickens, Charles, Works of Charles Dickens. 4 vols., household edition. New York: W.A. Townsend & Co., 1861-1866.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Finlay, Nancy. 1999 Inventing the American Past: The Art of F.O.C. Darley.