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The Newsmongers

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1868,0822.2016

  • Title (object)

    • The Newsmongers
  • Description

    Two smiths and a tailor gossiping, one leaning on his hammer, open-mouthed, the second pausing hammer in hand, agog to hear the news the tailor has rushed in to tell them, pointing back through the door as he speaks, all three caricatured; after Donaldson; state with production details only. 1760
    Mezzotint

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1769
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 355 millimetres
    • Width: 455 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within the image 'J Donaldson delint / Publish'd May 1st. 1769. / J Finlayson fect.'.
  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1868

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1868,0822.2016

Two smiths and a tailor gossiping, one leaning on his hammer, open-mouthed, the second pausing hammer in hand, agog to hear the news the tailor has rushed in to tell them, pointing back through the door as he speaks, all three caricatured; after Donaldson; state with production details only.  1760  Mezzotint

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Two smiths and a tailor gossiping, one leaning on his hammer, open-mouthed, the second pausing hammer in hand, agog to hear the news the tailor has rushed in to tell them, pointing back through the door as he speaks, all three caricatured; after Donaldson; state with production details only. 1760 Mezzotint

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