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Victorian printmakers Charles and George Hunt celebrated with the launch of first full-length book on the artists

31 March 2017

A new book on two prolific Victorian printmakers launched last night.

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Hodges’ War and Peace prints found after appeal

13 October 2004

THE National Maritime Museum has purchased two prints from a London dealer following its appeal in the Antiques Trade Gazette for information about two missing William Hodges paintings.

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Olio Rigmaroll’s Airy Nothings…

22 September 2004

RIGHT: one of 23 coloured aquatints by George Hunt after M.E[gerton] that make up Airy Nothings; Or, Scraps and Naughts, and Odd-cum-Shorts; in a Circumbendipus Hop, Step and Jump, by Olio Rigmaroll, a slim quarto volume of 1825, this one shows ‘Quadrille Dancing at Mr Owen’s Institution, near Lanark’ – the model community established by social and education reformer Robert Owen at the New Lanark cotton mills.