008832:Wood carving the 'Shakespeare Table' by Gerrard Robinson. Photographer unknown. 1891

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  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : A photograph of one of the legs from a wooden table carved in the shape of a man wearing historic dress. The name 'Othello' can be seen carved into the base between the figure's feet.Each of the legs of this table was carved into a character from a William Shakespeare play. The table was made by Gerrard Robinson a nineteenth century wood carver who worked in Newcastle upon Tyne. Gerrard Robinson died in obscurity in a house in Pine Lane Newcastle upon Tyne in 1891. Robinson was a 'carver gilder and frame maker Stepney Lane Argyle Street Newcastle upon Tyne'. Collection : Newcastle Local Studies Pictures Collection Source of Information : The table is in the possession of Mr N. Race-Foster 157 Batchwood Drive St. Albans. Examples of Gerrard Robinson's work is in the Shipley Art Gallery. Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 008832
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4076528736/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 4 years, 9 months ago
    Viewed: 447 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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