The Street Preacher

G. A. Avery1875

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: The Street Preacher
  • Creator: G. A. Avery
  • Date Created: 1875
  • Subject Keywords: alcohol, American Studies, religions, temperance
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in block, lower left: “F Beard”; signed in block, lower right: “GA Avery”; printed below image: “THE STREET PREACHER. DRAWN BY FRANK BEARD. SEE PAGE 554”; adhered to back page of issue: small piece of colored paper printed “*374 W G Atwater Dec 75” [distributor or retailer’s stock-aging slip?]
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Weedon Endowment funds, 2001
  • Materials & Techniques: Wood engraving on wove paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Front cover illustration for “The Illustrated Christian Weekly” (New York: American Tract Society) vol. 5, no. 47, Saturday 20 November 1875; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context, including an accompanying article at p. 254
  • Associated People: Created by G. A. Avery (American, active ca. 1878)
  • Accession Number: 2001.14.13