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The Laundress / Ten Views of Encampments in Hyde-Park and Black-Heath (first series)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0819.624

  • Title (object)

    • The Laundress

    Title (series)

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

    View in Hyde Park during the 1780 encampment; two soldiers on the right and a drummer boy on the left, watching three women, one of whom carries a basket of laundry on her head, another sits on the grass looking at a child and a third irons a cloth on the lawn, while two boys approach carrying a bucket strung on a pole, from the left and a man lies sleeping on the bank under a tree to right; with tents in the background and town houses, including that of Lord Petre, along the horizon; plate VIII. 1780
    Outline etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 240 millimetres
    • Width: 306 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title and 'A distant View of Lord Petres House &c from Hyde Park 1780 / P. Sandby / Published as the Act directs by P Sandby St Georges Row'; numbered in lower right 'VIII'.
  • Curator's comments

    For further comment see 1904,0819.733

  • Bibliography

    • Gunn 2015 362 bibliographic details
    • Adams 1983 59 (undescribed) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1904

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1904,0819.624

View in Hyde Park during the 1780 encampment; two soldiers on the right and a drummer boy on the left, watching three women, one of whom carries a basket of laundry on her head, another sits on the grass looking at a child and a third irons a cloth on the lawn, while two boys approach carrying a bucket strung on a pole, from the left and a man lies sleeping on the bank under a tree to right; with tents in the background and town houses, including that of Lord Petre, along the horizon; plate VIII.  1780  Outline etching

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View in Hyde Park during the 1780 encampment; two soldiers on the right and a drummer boy on the left, watching three women, one of whom carries a basket of laundry on her head, another sits on the grass looking at a child and a third irons a cloth on the lawn, while two boys approach carrying a bucket strung on a pole, from the left and a man lies sleeping on the bank under a tree to right; with tents in the background and town houses, including that of Lord Petre, along the horizon; plate VIII. 1780 Outline etching

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