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The Taylor Done Over!

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1878,0511.1395

  • Title (object)

    • The Taylor Done Over!
  • Description

    Social satire; a tailor sits cross-legged on the floor beneath a picture labelled "Newgate. Views of the Debtors Side", looking up woefully at his angry creditors, including a milkmaid, cobbler, baker and brewer, each carrying items indicating their trades and paper bills; beneath a rhyme explains the image. 12 March 1794
    Hand-coloured etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1794
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 203 millimetres
    • Width: 254 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with the title, and a rhyme beneath the image: "Behold poor Snip, the Taylor's Fate ... Oh! put them of, / I'll cut my Coat out to my Cloth", and "Publishd March 12 1794 by J. Evans 41 Long Lane."
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British Supplement 1794 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1878

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1878,0511.1395

Social satire; a tailor sits cross-legged on the floor beneath a picture labelled "Newgate. Views of the Debtors Side", looking up woefully at his angry creditors, including a milkmaid, cobbler, baker and brewer, each carrying items indicating their trades and paper bills; beneath a rhyme explains the image.  12 March 1794  Hand-coloured etching

Social satire; a tailor sits cross-legged on the floor beneath a picture labelled "Newgate. Views of the Debtors Side", looking up woefully at his angry creditors, including a milkmaid, cobbler, baker and brewer, each carrying items indicating their trades and paper bills; beneath a rhyme explains the image. 12 March 1794 Hand-coloured etching

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