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Drawn by Miss Calash 1778

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    J,5.116

  • Title (object)

    • Drawn by Miss Calash 1778
  • Description

    Lady, standing in profile to the left., has drawn up, by a cord attached to a pulley, an enormous calash hood extending from above her high-dressed hair to her waist. She is fashionably dressed. 14 October 1778
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1778
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 325 millimetres
    • Width: 202 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered: "Pub: as the Act directs. Octr 14 by W. Richardson N° 68 High Holborn"
  • Curator's comments

    (Description and comment from M.Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', V, 1935)
    For the calash see BMSat 5434, &c.
    Reproduced, Paston, Pl. xxvii.

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 5527 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    2016-2017 30 Nov-23 Apr, Paris, Musees des Arts Decoratifs, Proper Dress Required: A History of Clothes that have Scandalised

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    J,5.116

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat)   Etching

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat) Etching

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