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The Unfortunate Beau

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1991,1214.20

  • Title (object)

    • The Unfortunate Beau
  • Description

    Social satire: two fashionably dressed men in the street jumping in alarm as they pass a maid twirling her mop and a chimney-sweeper's boy. 12 September 1772
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1772
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 350 millimetres
    • Width: 249 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with the title, and "Publish'd as the Act directs 12th Sept 1772, by S.Hooper, No.25 Ludgate Hill"
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British Supplement 1772 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1991

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1991,1214.20

Social satire: two fashionably dressed men in the street jumping in alarm as they pass a maid twirling her mop and a chimney-sweeper's boy.  12 September 1772  Etching

Social satire: two fashionably dressed men in the street jumping in alarm as they pass a maid twirling her mop and a chimney-sweeper's boy. 12 September 1772 Etching

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