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The Rival Milleners

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • The Rival Milleners
  • Description

    Description to follow.

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1778-1779 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 251 millimetres
    • Width: 336 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, four lines of verse 'From Sarah Woodcock, to the Girl ... And cry - 'Tis I will have that Beau.' and 'John Collett pinxt. / Robt. Lawrie fecit / Printed for Robt. Sayer, No. 53 in Fleet Street, London.'; numbered lower right '183'.
  • Curator's comments

    Pair to 'The Jealous Maids' (2010,7081.1181)

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4594 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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