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A family of gypsies sit in their camp with a child they have stolen. Engraving by W. & F. Holl, 1840, after F.P. Stephanoff.

  • Stephanoff, Francis Philip, 1788-1860.
Date
October 31st 1840
Reference
27364i
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Description

The subject is also described in a poem 'The stolen child. A gipsy encampment' by H.J. Shepherd, published in Finden's Tableaux, loc. cit., pp. 52-54

Publication/Creation

London (Wellington St. (North) Strd.) : Black & Armstrong, October 31st 1840.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 19.2 x 16 cm

Lettering

The stolen child. Drawn by F.P.Stephanoff. Engraved by W. & E. Holl.

Creator/production credits

Although the lettering on the print and the titlepage to Finden's Tableaux both refer to "W. & E. Holl", no artist called E. Holl is mentioned in the Oxford dictionary of national biography (article on 'The Holl family, printmakers'). Possibly Francis Holl is the co-engraver

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 27364i

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