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The Mutual Embrace

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1878,0713.1317

  • Title (object)

    • The Mutual Embrace
  • Description

    Satire: a girl kisses a young soldier with a wooden leg while an old woman dozes by the fire. 10 March 1774
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1774
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 302 millimetres
    • Width: 242 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and "Engraved after the Original Picture designed & painted by Mr John Collett in the possession of Mr Bradford" and with "J.Collett invt et pinxt / J.Goldar sculpt / London. Printed for R.Sayer & I.Bennet, at No.53, in Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 10 March 1774."
  • Curator's comments

    Part of a series: see BMSat.4613 to 4615.

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4613 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British 1770 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1878

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1878,0713.1317

Satire: a girl kisses a young soldier with a wooden leg while an old woman dozes by the fire.  10 March 1774  Engraving

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Satire: a girl kisses a young soldier with a wooden leg while an old woman dozes by the fire. 10 March 1774 Engraving

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