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A Visit to the Grandfather

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1872,0511.526

  • Title (object)

    • A Visit to the Grandfather
  • Description

    An old man and two children outside a cottage put together a kite, while a girl plays with her doll at which a dog jumps up; a proof before letters. 1789
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1789
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 353 millimetres
    • Width: 253 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    A proof with the inscription space still blank. For the lettered state with title and 1789 date of publication by Robert Sayer, see 2010,7081.1421.

  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Mezzotints Ring-binder Large)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1872

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1872,0511.526

An old man and two children outside a cottage examine a handkerchief, while a girl plays with her doll at which a dog jumps up; a proof before letters.  1790s  Mezzotint

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An old man and two children outside a cottage examine a handkerchief, while a girl plays with her doll at which a dog jumps up; a proof before letters. 1790s Mezzotint

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