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Tally Ho

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1935,0522.1.132

  • Title (object)

    • Tally Ho
  • Description

    A group of persons at a hunt, with both male and female participating with equal relish. c.1786/90
    Hand-coloured mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1786-1790
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 350 millimetres
    • Width: 252 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and eight lines of verse in two columns, and "Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles, No.69 St. Pauls Church Yard, London. / Published as the Act directs [date erased]". Numbered at bottom left 583
  • Curator's comments

    The date of publication was deduced from Dorothy George (see BMSat. VI p.1002) and confirmed by the date 31 August 1787 on 2010,7081.1340 and also on another impression with Andrew Edmunds in 2015.

    Dighton's original watercolour for this print from the collection of Mr Jeffrey Rose was sold at Sotheby's, 23 February 1978, lot 52.

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  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Caricatures I p.132)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1935

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1935,0522.1.132

A group of persons at a hunt, with both male and female participating with equal relish.  c.1786/90  Hand-coloured mezzotint

A group of persons at a hunt, with both male and female participating with equal relish. c.1786/90 Hand-coloured mezzotint

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