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Search the World you'll seldom see - Hansomer Folks than we three

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1869,1211.54

  • Title (object)

    • Search the World you'll seldom see - Hansomer Folks than we three
  • Description

    Satire: an ugly old man and his even uglier wife in macaroni costume standing in an elegant hall. 20 October 1775
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1775
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 353 millimetres
    • Width: 250 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and "Printed for Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Published as the Act directs, Octr 20th 1775". Numbered bl. 332
  • Curator's comments

    For comment see a coloured impression of the Bowles & Carver re-issue, 1935,0522.1(104).

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4542 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British 1770 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1869

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1869,1211.54

Satire: an ugly old man and his even uglier wife in macaroni costume standing in an elegant hall.  20 October 1775  Mezzotint

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Satire: an ugly old man and his even uglier wife in macaroni costume standing in an elegant hall. 20 October 1775 Mezzotint

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