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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1948,0214.530

  • Description

    'Madge and Bauldy', a woman assaults with her distaff a man while an old woman tries to separate them, with laughing bystanders on the left; plate 8 of Alan Ramsay's 'Gentle Shepherd'. 1788
    Hand-coloured etching and aquatint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1788
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 264 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 198 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in lower margin with one line of engraved verse: 'Madge. / Auld Roudes! filthy fallow I shall auld ye'; above the image 'Act 4 Scene 1'; scratched above the image '8 / Gentle Shepherd' and etched below it 'Da. Allan inv et Aqtinta fect Edinb. 1788'
  • Curator's comments

    For comment on the series see 1856,1105.66.

  • Bibliography

    • Abbey Life 244.9 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Gentle Shepherd
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1948

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1948,0214.530

'Madge and Bauldy', a woman assaults with her distaff a man while an old woman tries to separate them, with laughing bystanders on the left; plate 8 of Alan Ramsay's 'Gentle Shepherd'.  1788  Hand-coloured etching and aquatint

Recto

'Madge and Bauldy', a woman assaults with her distaff a man while an old woman tries to separate them, with laughing bystanders on the left; plate 8 of Alan Ramsay's 'Gentle Shepherd'. 1788 Hand-coloured etching and aquatint

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