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Two Bloods of Humour, returning from the Bagnio, after having Kept it up. I say keep it up - Keep it up - 'Tis life my boy - So let's keep it up.

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1935,0522.2.35

  • Title (object)

    • Two Bloods of Humour, returning from the Bagnio, after having Kept it up. I say keep it up - Keep it up - 'Tis life my boy - So let's keep it up.
  • Description

    Social satire: a drunken and exhausted young gentleman is dragged by a liveried chairman from a sedan chair towards the entrance to a grand house on the right; his companion stands behind him handing his hat, stick and sword to a maid servant. 1772
    Hand-coloured mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1772
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 350 millimetres
    • Width: 250 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and "Printed for Carington Bowles, Map & Printseller, No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Published as the Act Directs [date erased]". Numbered in lower left 258
  • Curator's comments

    The date of publication is deduced from Dorothy George (see BMSat. V p.786).

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4521 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Caricatures II p.35)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1935

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1935,0522.2.35

Social satire: a drunken and exhausted young gentleman is dragged from a sedan chair by a liveried chairman towards the entrance to a grand house; his companion stands behind him handing his hat, stick and sword to a maid servant.   Hand-coloured mezzotin

Social satire: a drunken and exhausted young gentleman is dragged from a sedan chair by a liveried chairman towards the entrance to a grand house; his companion stands behind him handing his hat, stick and sword to a maid servant. Hand-coloured mezzotin

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