Wood engravings and drawings by Charles Keene

1846–90

collection owner: Charles Samuel Keene, ‘Wood engravings and drawings by Charles Keene’ 1846–90

This collection, which has now been digitised and made available to view online, includes primarily wood engravings, many of which were used to illustrate 'Punch', and other similar publications, such as 'Once a Week', by Charles Keene. These illustrations cover a substantial part of his career, dating from 1861 to 1888. Also available online are a number of preparatory pencil and ink studies that appear to have informed his wood engravings for 'Punch', as well as etchings, including one early design for and illustration printed in Daniel Defoe's book, 'The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe', published in 1847.

Collection Owner
Charles Samuel Keene 1823–1891
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs P. Keene, October 1976.
Reference
TGA 766

360 objects in this collection

Title
Wood engravings and drawings by Charles Keene
Date
1846–90
Description
This collection, which has now been digitised and made available to view online, includes primarily wood engravings, many of which were used to illustrate 'Punch', and other similar publications, such as 'Once a Week', by Charles Keene. These illustrations cover a substantial part of his career, dating from 1861 to 1888. Also available online are a number of preparatory pencil and ink studies that appear to have informed his wood engravings for 'Punch', as well as etchings, including one early design for and illustration printed in Daniel Defoe's book, 'The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe', published in 1847.
Reference
TGA 766

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Charles Samuel Keene Wood engraving titled ‘Dear, Dear Boy!’

14 March 1868