Christopher COVENYCharles DICKENS, Twenty scenes from the works of Dickens.  Designed and etched by Christopher Coveny. Enlarge 1 /1

Christopher COVENY

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1844 – 1930

  • England 1884-1915

Charles DICKENS

Great Britain 1812 – 1870

author

Twenty scenes from the works of Dickens. Designed and etched by Christopher Coveny. 1883 Description: A bound book of 40pp including [22] full page etchings.

Collection Title: Coveny, Christopher. 'Twenty scenes from the works of Dickens'. Sydney: Thomas H. Fielding, 1883.
Page: collection record
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper etchings, printed in black ink, each from one copper plate; letterpress text Support: wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated as issued
Edition: edition of 219; 200 standard copies, 2 on thick paper, 5 on vellum, 12 on India paper
Place Published: Sydney: Thomas H. Fielding

Dimensions: 32.2 h x 25.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.722.22.1-22
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, 12 October 1976, part of a group of 65 prints by various artists.