From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleThe Last New Thing In Bonnets
About this objectA woman wearing a basket on her head as a bonnet. Flowers, presumably fallen from the basket, are on her lap. The engraving is after a painting by Henri Guillaume Schlesinger, a German painter. The image appeared in Peterson’s Magazine.
MakerSchlesinger, Henri Guillaume
Medium and MaterialsSteel engraving.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] 79:077:28
Measurements17.1 cm x 12.5 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 KeywordsHenri Guillaume Schlesinger
Subject and Association KeywordsFashion
Subject and Association KeywordsFlowers
Subject and Association KeywordsBasket
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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