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My grandmother knitting

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1992,U.22

  • Title (object)

    • My grandmother knitting
  • Description

    An old woman seated in a chair behind a table, looking towards the viewer, knitting, with glasses, wearing a headscarf over mob cap; a crow perched on a windowsill on the left, putting its head in a basket full of eggs; a cat resting under the basket; a pendulum clock on the wall on the right; after Morland.
    Hand-coloured etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780-1812 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 296 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 223 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title and artists' names: "Morland delt. / Meadows sculpt."
  • Curator's comments

    Pair to 1992,U.21.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition date

    1780-1992

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1992,U.22

An old woman seated in a chair behind a table, looking towards the viewer, knitting, with glasses, wearing a headscarf over mob cap; a crow perched on a windowsill on the left, putting its head in a basket full of eggs; a cat resting under the basket; a pendulum clock on the wall on the right; after Morland.  Hand-coloured etching

Recto

An old woman seated in a chair behind a table, looking towards the viewer, knitting, with glasses, wearing a headscarf over mob cap; a crow perched on a windowsill on the left, putting its head in a basket full of eggs; a cat resting under the basket; a pendulum clock on the wall on the right; after Morland. Hand-coloured etching

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