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The Sailor's Present - or, The Jealous Clown

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1935,0522.1.57

  • Title (object)

    • The Sailor's Present - or, The Jealous Clown
  • Description

    Satire: a sailor presses a blue ribbon on the breast of a young woman in the countryside, while a rustic youth behind her on the left scratches his head and another woman looks on. 2 July 1778
    Hand-coloured mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1778
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 351 millimetres
    • Width: 251 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title followed by "from the original picture by John Collet, in the possession of Carington Bowles", and "Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London. Published as the Act directs [date erased]" Numbered bl 385.
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4559 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Caricatures I p.57)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1935

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1935,0522.1.57

Satire: a sailor presses a blue ribbon on the breast of a young woman in the countryside, while a rustic youth behind her scratches his head and another woman looks on.  c.1778  Hand-coloured mezzotint

Satire: a sailor presses a blue ribbon on the breast of a young woman in the countryside, while a rustic youth behind her scratches his head and another woman looks on. c.1778 Hand-coloured mezzotint

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