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The Finest Perch is Not for Me

A work made of hand-colored aquatint and engraving on ivory wove paper.
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  • A work made of hand-colored aquatint and engraving on ivory wove paper.

Date:

published June 18, 1825

Artist:

Charles Turner (English, 1773-1857)
after Sir Robert Frankland (English, 1784-1849)
published by Thomas McLean (English, active c.1790-1860)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Charles Turner

Title

The Finest Perch is Not for Me

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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1825

Medium

Hand-colored aquatint and engraving on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 20 × 26 cm (7 7/8 × 10 1/4 in.); Plate: 23.5 × 28 cm (9 5/16 × 11 1/16 in.); Sheet: 26.5 × 35.7 cm (10 7/16 × 14 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Isaac K. Friedman

Reference Number

1932.1262.1

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