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The First Hobby-Horse

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1871,1209.587

  • Title (object)

    • The First Hobby-Horse
  • Description

    A little boy on a rocking-horse in a field facing right, raising a whip in his left hand, holding the reins in the other, smiling at the viewer, wearing a plumed hat. 1792
    Stipple

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1792
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 300 millimetres (trimmed to platemark?)
    • Width: 298 millimetres (trimmed to platemark?)
    • Height: 232 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 249 millimetres (image)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title and 'Drawn & Engraved by J. Condé / Published, Decr. 1. 1792 by J. Condé No: 53 WElls Street, Oxford Street.'.
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1871

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1871,1209.587

A little boy on a rocking-horse in a field facing right, raising a whip in his left hand, holding the reins in the other, smiling at the viewer, wearing a plumed hat.  1792  Stipple

Recto

A little boy on a rocking-horse in a field facing right, raising a whip in his left hand, holding the reins in the other, smiling at the viewer, wearing a plumed hat. 1792 Stipple

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