Print Plate for Spreading

George Hunt, English, active 1820 - 1845
after M. Egerton, English, active 1825



Aquatinted and etched copper printing plate

Overall: 9 1/2 × 8 in. (24.2 × 20.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Jane and W. David Dance, Class of 1940



Thomas McLean (1788 - 1875), London, England


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Engraved [in mirror image], lower left, below image: Engraved by G. Hunt.; engraved [in mirror image], bottom center: Pub.d by Thos. Mc. Lean. 26, Haymarket.; on reverse: engraved, top left, diagonally, from top to bottom: HUGHES / 11 LOMBARD St / FLEET St; engraved, lower right, diagonally, from bottom to top: HUGHES / 11 LOMBARD St / FLEET St

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

ARTH 28.08, Italian Art from Renaissance to Baroque: Crisis and Invention, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2020

ARTH 28.09/MES 18.02, Art on the Move: Renaissance Italy and the Islamic World, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Winter 2021


Justin F. Skrebowski Prints, London; sold to present collection, 2004.

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