[Man swinging an axe at a snake while his wife jumps back in surprise]

Description

Etching and engraving print of a man swinging an axe at a snake. The man appears to be protecting his wife and child who sit in front of a large open hearth. The wife reacts in surprise and fear in the midst of cooking dinner with the child in her lap. This print has a unique ghost image on its verso of a woman dressed in French style fashion with a large wig embellished with feathers.

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1 art print : etching and engraving, b&w ; 25 x 19 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1695..1800].

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Jeane Dixon and Emerich P. Korecz Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 71 times, with 27 in the last month. More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Description

Etching and engraving print of a man swinging an axe at a snake. The man appears to be protecting his wife and child who sit in front of a large open hearth. The wife reacts in surprise and fear in the midst of cooking dinner with the child in her lap. This print has a unique ghost image on its verso of a woman dressed in French style fashion with a large wig embellished with feathers.

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1 art print : etching and engraving, b&w ; 25 x 19 cm.

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  • Preferred Citation: Jeane Dixon and Emerich P. Korecz Collection (AR0133), University of North Texas Special Collections

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  • [1695..1800]

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  • Nov. 1, 2022, 9:30 p.m.

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  • Nov. 4, 2022, 11:51 a.m.

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[Man swinging an axe at a snake while his wife jumps back in surprise], artwork, [1695..1800]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2016475/: accessed May 21, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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