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The Soldiers Toilet &c. in Hyde Park 1780 / Ten Views of Encampments in Hyde-Park and Black-Heath (second series)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1880,1113.1913

  • Title (object)

    • The Soldiers Toilet &c. in Hyde Park 1780

    Title (series)

    • Ten Views of Encampments in Hyde-Park and Black-Heath (second series)
  • Description

    View in Hyde Park during the encampment, looking towards St George's Row; in foreground a number of small tents erected, the first on the right with a washing line extending to the centre of the image, on the right a child has her hair combed, a dog begs near the entrance to the tent, on the left a man grimaces while having his hair combed, a woman washes clothes near to soldiers dressing, buildings and gate in background, a large tree on the right behind tents; plate IIII. 1780
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 212 millimetres
    • Width: 292 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Scratched lettering below image with title and production details: "P. Sandby P. / Publishd as the Act directs by P Sandy". In pen on either side of title "OL/x S Georges Terrace and Chaple / near Grosvenor Gate".
  • Curator's comments

    For comment see 1904,0819.733

  • Bibliography

    • Adams 1983 59 (undescribed) bibliographic details
    • Crace 1878 IX.82 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Crace Collection main series)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1880

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1880,1113.1913

View in Hyde Park during the encampment, looking towards St George's Row; in foreground a number of small tents erected, the first on the right with a washing line extending to the centre of the image, on the right a child has her hair combed, a dog begs near the entrance to the tent, on the left a man grimaces while having his hair combed, a woman washes clothes near to soldiers dressing, buildings and gate in background, a large tree on the right behind tents; etched state.  1780  Etching

Recto

View in Hyde Park during the encampment, looking towards St George's Row; in foreground a number of small tents erected, the first on the right with a washing line extending to the centre of the image, on the right a child has her hair combed, a dog begs near the entrance to the tent, on the left a man grimaces while having his hair combed, a woman washes clothes near to soldiers dressing, buildings and gate in background, a large tree on the right behind tents; etched state. 1780 Etching

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