The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a Discovery Event with Judith Green on Thursday 16 July, 2015, at 1:00pm in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide.
This talk will focus on John Vandenbergh Quick (1792-1858), William Michael Roberts Quick (1839-1927) and Raymond John Vandenbergh (1889-1966) who worked in London as printers, engravers and book illustrators. J.V. Quick is famous for his satirical broadsides and ballads, chapbooks, peep shows and pop-up books. He set up a printing booth in the Thames Tunnel. W.M.R. Quick engraved for Illustrated London News, Nonesuch Press and Samuel Beeton’s magazines. He engraved the first pictures of Sherlock Holmes in “Study in Scarlet”. Raymond John Vandenbergh trained as an engraver and etcher but is bestknown for his animal paintings and illustrations for Boy’s Own Annual and similar publications.
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