- Stipple engraving and etching with watercolor and gouache on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 16 3/8 x 13 5/16 inches (41.6 x 33.8 cm), Plate: 14 3/16 x 11 1/8 inches (36 x 28.2 cm), and Image: 11 15/16 x 10 inches (30.4 x 25.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "P2816/12"
Lettered, lower left under image: "Hamilton Pinx,,t"; lower left: "Bleak Novvember bids prepare, | For coming winter, with due care; | See the woodman lop the boughs, | And each luxuriant branch that grows, | While his younglings faggots bind, | with a strip of barking rind,"; lower center: "NOVEMBER | London Pub April 14, 1788 by T. Macklin No.39 Fleet Street"; lower right under image: "Gardner Sculp,,t"; lower right: "And lead their beast; then homeward hie, | T'encrease their pile with fresh supply: | Provident for frost and snow, | And the bitter blasts will blow; | When round the hearth they'll form a ring, | Tell tales of ghosts, or ditties sing."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- axe | branches | children | chopping | cottage | donkey | family | father | fields | forest | genre subject | kindling | logging camps | mother | seasons | twigs | winter | wood | wood-cutting
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Print made by William Nelson Gardiner, 1766–1814, Irish, November, 1788
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