<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
OR Thomas Bewick, 1753–1828, British
Printed by Martin Hardie, 1875–1952, British
Title:
The History of the Blind Beggar of Bethnal Green
Date:
1909
Medium:
Woodcut on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 x 5 inches (15.9 x 12.7 cm) and Image: 3 9/16 x 2 13/16 inches (9 x 7.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower left: "From block in the V. + A. museum. | Illus.n. to 17th cent. chap. book, 1715. | 'The History of the Blind Beggar | of Bethnal Green.' "

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10883
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beggar | blind | blind | church | coins | dog (animal) | dress | fable | farm | farmers | genre subject | historical subject | house | man | money | mountain | peasants | staff | woman
Associated Places:
Bethnal Green | England | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29309
Export:
XML | RDF
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.