C1858

A Christmas Carol.

Artist:

Harrison Weir (1824 - 1895)

Superb engraving of Robin singing. From the original edition of the Illustrated London News.

$A 75

S/N: ILN-BI-OS-851225–233851
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Full Title:

A Christmas Carol.

Date:

C1858

Artist:

Harrison Weir (1824 - 1895)

Engraver:

George Cargill Leighton 
(1826 – 
1895)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

235mm 
x 239mm

Paper Size: 

273mm 
x 398mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Christmas Carol. - Antique Print from 1858

Genuine antique
dated:

1858

Description:

Superb engraving of Robin singing.

From the original edition of the Illustrated London News.

Biography:

Harrison William Weir (1824-1906)
Known as “The Father of the Cat Fancy”, was an English gentleman and artist. He organised the first cat show in England, at The Crystal Palace, London, in July 1871. He and his brother, John Jenner Weir, both served as judges in the show.

George Cargill Leighton (1826-1895) 

Engraver, colour printer and Baxter Licensee. Originally apprenticed to George Baxter. Leighton opposed Baxter’s application for exclusive use of the colour printing process. The apprentices were eventually granted licences. Scarce.

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