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The Scythe Man's Refreshment

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1874,0613.2673

  • Title (object)

    • The Scythe Man's Refreshment
  • Description

    A labourer sitting down drinking from a flagon of beer holding his scythe across his knees. 1780s
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780-1795
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 150 millimetres
    • Width: 114 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and: "Printed for Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, London". Numbered bl. 89
  • Bibliography

    • Bowles/Bowles & Carver Small Mezzotints 89 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Mezzotints Ring-binder Small)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1874

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1874,0613.2673

A labourer sitting down drinking from a flagon of beer holding his scythe across his knees. 1780s  Mezzotint

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A labourer sitting down drinking from a flagon of beer holding his scythe across his knees. 1780s Mezzotint

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