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[A Cambridge Woman Servant]

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1978,U.1049

  • Title (object)

    • [A Cambridge Woman Servant]
  • Description

    Whole length portrait, slightly caricatured, of a woman similar in type to BMSat 6354. She walks (left to right), holding in her right hand a pair of unlatched shoes without buckles, in her left a pot, perhaps a blacking-pot, similar to that of the cream-woman, but smaller. c.1771
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1770
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 187 millimetres
    • Width: 135 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        With etched signature "Topham inven. et fecit"
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 6355 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1978,U.1049

WL portait of a woman walking to right, holding in the right hand a pair of unlatched shoes without buckles, in her left a pot, perhaps a blacking pot..  c.1770  Etching

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WL portait of a woman walking to right, holding in the right hand a pair of unlatched shoes without buckles, in her left a pot, perhaps a blacking pot.. c.1770 Etching

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