Gems of the Great Exhibition No. 4: The Foreign Department
- Former Title(s):
The Gems of the Great Exhibition, No. 4
- Part Of:
Collective Title: Gems of the Great Exhibition
- 1852 or 1854
- Aquatint and stipple engraving with color woodcut on medium, smooth, cream wove paper, laid on dome-shaped gold paper, laid on contemporary mount made of thick, smooth, beige card
- Mount: 8 3/8 x 13 1/16 inches (21.2 x 33.2 cm), Mount: 5 1/16 x 9 3/4 inches (12.9 x 24.8 cm), Sheet: 4 5/8 x 9 5/16 inches (11.8 x 23.6 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper left: "11 (encircled)"; on back of mount, upper left: "14. (underlined) | 24 | Gem No 4 of Gt_ Exhibition" | D[...] | £4 | Dog + Serpent | The attack"; on back of mount, upper center: "11 (encircled) | No 4 (underlined) | Death of the Stag in Bronze (underlined) | Bronzed vases | attack of | the Eagle | in front. (underlined)"; on back of mount, upper left: "L/-"; on back of mount, center left: "Dog + Serpent | The Defence (sic)"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- animal art | architectural subject | architecture | audience | balcony | bird | bonnets (hats) | boys | branch | bronze | building | capes | chandelier | children | costume | danger | death | deer | dog (animal) | embracing | emperor | exhibition | fear | flags | French | frock coat | gesture | historical subject | hunting | interior | men | mother | organ (aerophone) | pedestals | pointing | sculptures | serpent | silk | stag | statues | sword | The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations, 1851 | top hat | urns | vases | vulture | women | World's Fair
- Associated Places:
- City of Westminster | Crystal Palace | England | Greater London | Hyde Park | London | United Kingdom
- Associated People:
- Bay, Jean-Baptiste de (1802-1862), sculptor
Bertini, Giuseppe (1825-1898), painter
Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria (1830-1916)
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Print made by George Baxter, 1804–1867, British, Gems of the Great Exhibition No. 4: The Foreign Department, 1852 or 1854
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