Guide to the Howitt and Hills Prints Collection 1798-1816
SC 9

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Howitt and Hills Prints Collection
ID
SC 9
Date [inclusive]
1798-1816
Extent
64.0 items
General Physical Description note
.25 Linear Feet of Shelf Space
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of 64 intaglio prints by artists Samuel Howitt and Robert Hills, each including a depiction of animals.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Howitt and Hills prints collection, 1798-1816

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of 64 intaglio prints by artists Samuel Howitt and Robert Hills, each including a depiction of animals. The Howitt prints were published by Edward Orme of London; the Hills prints were published by the artist.

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Arrangement note

The collection is arranged in two series:

Series 1. Samuel Howitt prints, 1809-1811

Series 2: Robert Hills prints, 1798-1816

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

J. J. Richlin donated these intaglio prints to the Washington State University Libraries in the 1970s and 1980s. Part of the collection was originally cataloged as Cage 415. In 2010 all of the items were gathered together and reprocessed.

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman, Manuscripts Librarian.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Other Samuel Howitt prints are available in bound volumes in the MASC rare book collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Hills, Robert, 1769-1844.
  • Howitt, Samuel, 1765?-1822.

Subject(s)

  • Animals in art.
  • Fine Arts
  • Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Zoological illustration -- Specimens.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1. Samuel Howitt prints, 1809-1811 

Box Folder

The Bear and Two Travellers, 1809 

1 1

The Camel and Jupiter, 1809 

Stag, 1809 

Old Lion Insulted, 1809 

1 2

Wild Boar and Lion, 1809 

Cat, 1809 

Wolf and Crane, 1809 

1 3

Dog with a Bell, 1809 

Owls and Swallow, 1811 

Dog and the Wolf, 1810 

1 4

The Horse and Wild Boar, 1811 

Council of Horses, 1810 

Wild Boar, Sheep, and Butcher, 1811 

1 5

Ass, 1809 

Cock and Jewel, 1810 

1 6

Ass, Ape, and Mole, 1811 

Wolf and Porcupine, 1809 

Fox and the Tiger, 1810 

Goat, 1809 

Tiger, 1809 

The Bull and Mastiff, 1810 

1 7

Untitled prints (4 items), 1809-1810 

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Series 2: Robert Hills prints, 1798-1816 

Box Folder

Robert Hills prints, all untitled (39 items), 1798-1816 

1 8-10

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