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Advance three steps backwards, or the Militia Heroes

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1991,0720.14

  • Title (object)

    • Advance three steps backwards, or the Militia Heroes
  • Description

    Social satire: an officer drills a squad of incompetent members of the militia. c.1779
    Etching with hand-colouring

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1778-1780
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 258 millimetres
    • Width: 361 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with the title, and in small letters below "Pub by Darly 39 Strand". With the number 2 in lower left.
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British Supplement 1779 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1991

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1991,0720.14

Social satire: an officer drills a squad of incompetent members of the militia.  c.1779  Etching with hand-colouring

Social satire: an officer drills a squad of incompetent members of the militia. c.1779 Etching with hand-colouring

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