Print (Engraving)

  • Title:

    Nicholas Nickleby./ Newman had caught up by the nozzle an old pair of/ bellows which were just undergoing a flourish in the air,/ preparatory to a descent upon the head of Mr. Sqeers"_

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Robert Hinshelwood (Etcher)

    Felix Octavius Carr Darley (Designer)

    W. A. Townsend & Co. (Publisher)

    Houghton, Osgood & Co. (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1879-1879

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Engraved, Steel Engraved, Chine collé

  • Museum Object Number:

    2012.0013.009


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2012.0013.009

Object Name

Print (Engraving)

Title

Nicholas Nickleby./ Newman had caught up by the nozzle an old pair of/ bellows which were just undergoing a flourish in the air,/ preparatory to a descent upon the head of Mr. Sqeers"_

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Wilford P. Cole

Creator (Role)

Robert Hinshelwood (Etcher)
1812-c.1875

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

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

Secondary Place of Origin

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

Date

1879-1879

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right, beneath image; R. Hinshelwood sc.
2. Inscription; Lower left, beneath image; F.O.C. Darley fecit

Subjects

Literary scene; Book illustration

Materials

Ink; Paper; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Engraved, Steel Engraved, Chine collé

Dimensions (inches)

13.9 (H) , 10.4 (W) , 3.8 (Image H) , 3.2 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

35.4 (H) , 26.5 (W) , 3.8 (Image H) , 3.2 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H and W at left and bottom. Plate H: 8.5 in. (21.5 cm). Plate W: 6.1 in. (15.6 cm).

Publisher Summary

W. A. Townsend & Co.

Place of Publication

New York, New York and Boston, Massachusetts, United States, North America

Watermark

none

Edition Notes

Probably published in Dickens, Charles. Works of Charles Dickens. Globe edition, 15 vols. Boston: Houghton, Osgood & Co., 1879.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

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