Print (Engraving)

  • Title:

    Untitled (Illustration from The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq., vol. 4 (Baltimore: Joseph Cushing, 1813))

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    David Edwin (Engraver)

    Gideon Fairman (Draftsman)

    Sir Walter Scott (Author)

    Joseph Cushing (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1813

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Stipple engraved, Etched, Line engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1968.0395.016


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1968.0395.016

Object Name

Print (Engraving)

Title

Untitled (Illustration from The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq., vol. 4 (Baltimore: Joseph Cushing, 1813))

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

David Edwin (Engraver)
12//1776-02/22/1841
References: Appleton's Cylcopedia of American Biography; Groce and Wallace, Artists in America, 1564-1860 (1957). Edwin executed hundreds of stipple-engraved portraits of famous persons. See 68.394.1-.217.

Gideon Fairman (Draftsman)
06/26/1774-03/18/1827
• He was a partner from 1810 to 1818 with George Murray and Draper in Philadelphia PA as MURRY, DRAPER, FAIRMAN & Co, where he specialized in banknote vignettes. 3 • Master to Charles Toppan about 1812 in Philadelphia PA. • He was a partner from 1819 to 1822 with Jacob Perkins in Philadelphia PA as PERKINS & FAIRMAN. He went to England where he resided and conducted the engraving business for three years before returning to Philadelphia. • He was a partner from 1824 to 1825 with Cephas G. Childs in Philadelphia PA • He was a partner from 1826 to 1827 with Draper, Underwood in Philadelphia PA fAIRMAN, DRAPER, UNDERWOOD & Co.

Sir Walter Scott (Author)
1771-1832

Joseph Cushing (Publisher)

Place of Origin

Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1813

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower left beneath image; G. Fairman del.
2. Inscription; Lower right beneath image; D. Edwin sc.

Subjects

Literary scene; Sir Walter Scott

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Stipple engraved, Etched, Line engraved

Dimensions (inches)

5.5 (H) , 3.3 (W) , 4.17 (Image H) , 2.2 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

14 (H) , 8.4 (W) , 4.17 (Image H) , 2.2 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

OH at right. OW at top. Print H: 4.93 in. (12.53 cm). Print W: 2.7 in. (6.8 cm). No plate marks.

Publisher Summary

Cushing, Joseph

Publication Date

1813

Place of Publication

Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Watermark

none

Edition Notes

Illustration from bolume four of The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq., 5 vols. (Baltimore: Joseph Cushing, 1813).

Object Description

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