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Untitled (A terracotta urn filled with various Roman coins)

1852

Print after George Cruikshank

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Title

Untitled (A terracotta urn filled with various Roman coins)

Date

1852

Artist

Print after George Cruikshank

Description

A terracotta urn filled with various Roman coins, the imagery faint on most but some with recognisable figures, some coins having fallen outside the container; some text describing the excavation of the urn; frontispiece to "The Journal of the British Archaeological Association, No. VII" (1852) Hand-coloured etching.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Henry George Bohn; Print maker - George Cruikshank
Inscription: Lettered to image "Drawn and Etched by George Cruikshank" and "Roman Urn with Coins found in Charnwood Forest"
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Location

Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire, England

Country

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