Twilight and afterglow effects at Chelsea

Made:
1888 in Cambridge
maker:
William Ascroft
and
The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company

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Print. Twilight and afterglow effects at Chelsea, London. Nov 26th. 1883. / W. Ascroft del. ; Lith & Imp. Camb. Sci. Inst. Co. - [Final state]. - [Cambridge, 1888]. - Chromolithograph; 31x24cm. - Second frontispiece plate from: The eruption of Krakatoa, and subsequent phenomena. Report of the Krakatoa Committee of the Royal Society / ed. GJ Symons. - London, 1888. - Reproduces on one sheet, three pastel sketches by William Ascroft (1832-1914); No.4 About 4.40 pm, No.5 About 5.00 pm, No.6 About 5.15 pm.; printed to the artist's direction and including dark brown Rowney mount surround to originals, job requiring ten different stones, by the Lithographic Department of the Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1982-686/1
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication