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The Fortunate Macaroni / Caricatures, Macaronies & Characters by sundry ladies gentlemen artists &c, published by MDarly, No.39 Strand 1772 (Vol.2)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1868,0808.4469

  • Title (object)

    • The Fortunate Macaroni

    Title (series)

    • Caricatures, Macaronies & Characters by sundry ladies gentlemen artists &c, published by MDarly, No.39 Strand 1772 (Vol.2)
  • Description

    No.18: a well-dressed man with a high-crowned hat and cloak leans on a table on which are dice, a pack of cards and piles of coins or counters; a carved serpent with a woman's head is entwined around the table leg. 16 March 1772
    Hand-coloured etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1772
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 178 millimetres
    • Width: 122 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered "V.2" at top left, and "18" at top right; lettered with title and publication line, "Pubd. accor to Act March 16th. 1772 by MDarly Strand."
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4697 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Post-binder)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1868

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1868,0808.4469

Satire on a gambler, number 18 of a series: a well-dressed man with a high-crowned hat and cloak leans on a table on which are dice, a pack of cards and piles of coins or counters; a carved serpent with a woman's head is entwined around the table leg. 177

Satire on a gambler, number 18 of a series: a well-dressed man with a high-crowned hat and cloak leans on a table on which are dice, a pack of cards and piles of coins or counters; a carved serpent with a woman's head is entwined around the table leg. 177

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