A Seasonable Hint "Only Once a Year"

Method Etching
Artist Rev. Edward Bradley
Published Designed Etched & Published by Edwd Bradley. Xmas 1848
Dimensions Image 117 x 80 mm, Plate 177 x 126 mm, Sheet 206 x 176 mm
Notes A proof for an unpublished plate possible for inclusion in College Life. A Series of Original Etchings, by Edward Bradley, B.A. (stock number 20406) or as a separately published Christmas image.

The original works which were the inspiration for 'Verdant Green.'

Rev. Edward Bradley (March 25, 1827 - December 12, 1889) was an English author, illustrator, wood-engraver, watercolourist, photographer and reverand. Born in Kidderminster, he studied at Durham University where he graduated in 1848. He then spent a year at Oxford but never matriculated. He was ordained in 1850. He used the pen name Cuthbert Bede, B.A.. He learned wood engraving techniques from George Cruickshank and whose influence can be seen in Bradley's illustrations. His most famous work was The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, on the experiences of an Oxford undergraduate. He was also a contributor to Punch, The Gentleman's Magazine, Illustrated London Magazine, Illustrated London News, The Boys' Own Annual, and Notes and Queries.

Condition: Large water stain to bottom left corner of sheet.
Framing unmounted
Price £30.00
Stock ID 33681