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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1935,0522.1.80

  • Title (object)

    • Danger
  • Description

    Satire: a youth attempting to thread a needle held up by a young woman, who is seated by her sewing basket on the right; curtain and pillar behind. c.1770
    Hand-coloured mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1768-1772
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 352 millimetres
    • Width: 255 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and four lines of verse, with "Printed for Bowles & Carver, 69 St. Pauls Church Yard London." Numbered bl 166
  • Curator's comments

    For an earlier state, see 2010,7081.934

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4504 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Caricatures I p.80)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1935

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1935,0522.1.80

Satire: a youth attenpting to thread the needle held up by a young woman who is seated by her sewing basket.  c.1770  Hand-coloured mezzotint

Satire: a youth attenpting to thread the needle held up by a young woman who is seated by her sewing basket. c.1770 Hand-coloured mezzotint

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