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

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1915,0313.124

  • Title (object)

    • The Clerical Macaroni

    Title (series)

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

    No.14: A man, whole length, grotesquely caricatured standing in profile to the right. He is in the height of fashion (burlesqued) and there is nothing clerical about his dress. His right hand holds a large tasselled cane. His wig has enormous rolls of hair. He wears a nosegay, a flowered waistcoat over a protruding stomach, a large cravat, striped breeches, clocked stockings. 4 March 1772
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1772
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 174 millimetres
    • Width: 123 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered "V.2" top left, and "14" at top right; lettered below with title, "R.St.G.M. pinxt / I.W. sculp", and publication line, "Pub accor. to Act by MDarly Strand March 4th 1772 "
  • Curator's comments

    The I.W. who etched the plate is not identified, and the initials do not appear on any other plate listed by George.

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4997 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (298.b.1)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1915

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1915,0313.124

No.14: FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSAT).  4 March 1772  Etching

Recto

No.14: FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSAT). 4 March 1772 Etching

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