[Specimens of drawing]
- [England], 
- Physical Description:
- 1 volume (12 drawings) ; 35 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsIn Process HV5441.R54 S64 1862+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Drawings & Watercolors
- The Band of Hope Review (1851-1937) was a temperance educational magazine for the children of the poor and working classes. Set up by the Methodist reformer Thomas Bywater Smithies (1817-1883), its principal message was one of abstinence.
Bound in original limp linen cloth.
Album of 12 drawings, in pen and black ink, by A.G. Richardson. Tipped-in at the front is an engraved "Certificate of Merit, presented by the Editor of the 'Band of Hope Review', to A.G. Richardson, for Specimens of Drawing. See 'Band of Hope Review' for May, 1862. ... 25th April, 1862." Each of the drawings is signed on the reverse, A.G. Richardson, 2 Grove Street, Holloway. All of the drawings are untitled and undated, and it is possible that they are copies of published works. Subjects include: ladies nursing a boy after a wreck at sea; an infant's ascent up a set of stairs; a young boy returning home; a group of sailors; a woman seated, with large dog; a pair of birds at nest; a boy at prayer, beneath a portrait of John Angell James; a tiger; a fireman, with dog; a young child slumbering, with dog.
- Subject Terms:
- Band of Hope review (Monthly)Dogs -- Pictorial works.Richardson, A. G.Temperance.
- Competition drawings.
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