Steel engraving of The Blind Fiddler


Accession Number: 2002.8

Description: Image shows a gathering of adults and children, in front of a fireplace, listening to a blind fiddler as he plays a tune. "This Plate of The Blind Fiddler is Engraved from the original picture by David Wilkie, R.A. by the express permission of Moon, Boys, & Graves, the proprietors of the Copyright. For the use of this series of The National Gallery alone. No. 59. Jones & Co. Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square, London." --bottom margin of engraving. "Engraved by T. Nicholson." --beneath image of engraving.

Height: 8

Width: 10.75

Date Made: ca. 1840

Maker: Nicholson, T., engraver

Place of Origin: London

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2002.8

Subjects: Art Blindness Musicians Recreation

Dimension Notes: 4.75 x 6.375 in. (comp.)

Made: Jones & Company, publisher

Material: Paper

Updated: 05/13/2014