Sheet: 31.3 x 24.3 cm (12 5/16 x 9 9/16 in.); Image: 31.3 x 24.3 cm (12 5/16 x 9 9/16 in.)
Bequest of John Bonebrake 2012.281
Catalogue raisonné: Campbell 33
The series An Alphabet was a popular and critical success, as was Nicholson’s second project for the publisher William Hienemann, An Almanac of Twelve Sports. Nicholson made woodcuts of traditional British athletics and pastimes, depicting an activity appropriate to the month it illustrated. Critics found that An Almanac of Twelve Sports offered something new—a pleasing combination of modern style and wholesome content and an “Englishness” that was greatly appreciated. The public agreed and the Almanac quickly sold out.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.