Arthur Boyd Houghton

Uncle John with the Young Folk: ‘All Prizes and No Blanks!’ engraved by the Dalziel Brothers

published 1865

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Medium
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions
Image: 238 x 346 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Transferred from the reference collection 1975
Reference
T01948

Catalogue entry

T01948 UNCLE JOHN WITH THE YOUNG FOLK: ‘ALL PRIZES AND NO BLANKS!’ 1865

Engraved Inscription: ‘A Houghton’ b.l. and ‘DALZIEL fe’, b.r.
Wood-engraving, 9 3/8×13 5/8 (23.8×34.6)
Coll: Transferred from the Reference Collection 1975
Exh: Victoria and Albert Museum 1975 (277)
Lit: Paul Hogarth, Arthur Boyd Houghton, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1975, catalogue No.277

A proof on India paper of the engraving by the Dalziel brothers which appeared in the 1865 supplementary Christmas number of the Illustrated London News (XLVII, No. 1349, 23 December, p.617). The engraving illustrated a story by John Latey on pages 618–19.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1974-6: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1978