From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
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About this objectA girl stands in front of two dogs training them with treats. One treat she holds in her hand, the other is on a platter. A small dog sits on a footstool, while the second dog looks up at the girl sitting on the floor. The engraving is after a painting by the English painter Thomas Jones Barker. The image appeared in Peterson’s Magazine.
MakerBarker, Thomas Jones
Medium and MaterialsSteel engraving.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] 79:077:20
Measurements16.8 cm x 12.9 cm
Subject and Association DescriptionIllman Brothers was a Philadelphia based engraving studio active in the 19th century.
Subject and Association KeywordsIllman Brothers
Subject and Association Keywords19th century engraving
Subject and Association KeywordsSteel Engraving
Subject and Association KeywordsPeterson’s Magazine
Subject and Association KeywordsThomas Jones Barker
Subject and Association KeywordsChildren
Subject and Association KeywordsDogs
Subject and Association KeywordsAnimals
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop