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Drilling for the Militia

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1948,0214.348

  • Title (object)

    • Drilling for the Militia
  • Description

    Satire on the militia: two townsmen holding a shovel and poker being drilled by a soldier. 20 January 1792
    Hand-coloured etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1792
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 216 millimetres
    • Width: 155 millimetres (corner missing)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and publication line: "R.Newton del. / London Pub. Jany 20 1792 by W.Holland, No 50 Oxford St."
  • Bibliography

    • Alexander 1998 25 bibliographic details
    • BM Satires undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1948

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1948,0214.348

Satire on the militia: two townsmen holding a shovel and poker being drilled by a soldier. 20 January 1792  Hand-coloured etching

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Satire on the militia: two townsmen holding a shovel and poker being drilled by a soldier. 20 January 1792 Hand-coloured etching

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