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The Young Amateur

19th century
274 x 214 mm (10.8 x 8.4 in.)

Possibly after William Morris Hunt, American, (1824–1879)
Possibly after William Holman Hunt, British (English), (1827–1910)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving on wove paper
Edition: Front cover illustration for “The Illustrated Christian Weekly” (New York: American Tract Society) vol. 2, no. 23, Saturday 8 June 1872; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context
Marks: No signature in block (but possible monogram “fS” at center left?); printed below image: “THE YOUNG AMATEUR. BY WILLIAM HUNT.”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Credit Line: Weedon Endowment funds, 2001
Accession Number: 2001.14.2

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  • amateurs - Persons who engage in a particular pursuit, study, or science as a pastime rather than as a profession. W [January 1993 alternate term added.]
  • American Studies
  • male portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • religions
  • youth - Use for people below the age of full maturity, generally 17 years of age and younger. [April 1994 lead-in terms added. September 1993 scope note added. August 1993 related terms added. November 1992 alternate term added. September 1990 lead-in terms added.]

  • image Dimensions: 274 x 214 mm (10.8 x 8.4 in.)

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