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British Plenty

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1881,0409.25

  • Title (object)

    • British Plenty
  • Description

    A sailor on shore, holding a bottle, looking at a girl on his right arm, who carries a cabbage flower, with another girl walking at his other side, holding up her apron; a boat moored against the quay in the right foreground, ships at sea and a fortification in the right background; after Singleton. 1794
    Etching and stipple

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1794
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 528 millimetres (trimmed?)
    • Width: 418 millimetres (trimmed?)
    • Height: 516 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 409 millimetres (image)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image 'Painted by H. Singleton / Engraved by C. Knight / London, Publish'd Jan. 1st. 1794, by C. Knight at Mr. Bonds. No. 98 Charlotte Street Rathbone Street.'.
  • Curator's comments

    A companion to 'Scarcity in India'.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1881

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1881,0409.25

A sailor on shore, holding a bottle, looking at a girl on his right arm, who carries a cabbage flower, with another girl walking at his other side, holding up her apron; a boat moored against the quay in the right foreground, ships at sea and a fortification in the right background; after Singleton.  1794  Etching and stipple

Recto

A sailor on shore, holding a bottle, looking at a girl on his right arm, who carries a cabbage flower, with another girl walking at his other side, holding up her apron; a boat moored against the quay in the right foreground, ships at sea and a fortification in the right background; after Singleton. 1794 Etching and stipple

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