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The Fair Stationer in Hyde Park 1780 / Ten Views of Encampments in Hyde-Park and Black-Heath (first series)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0819.576

  • Title (object)

    • The Fair Stationer in Hyde Park 1780

    Title (series)

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

    View of a row of tents and temporary shelters, one with the sign "Lloyds Coffee House", a group of four ladies outside, in foreground to right four children play, trees in background on left, a building in distance on right; plate IIII. 1780
    Outline etching hand-coloured with grey wash

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 224 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 291 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title and 'P. Sandby / [lower half trimmed] Publishd as the Act directs by P Sandby'; numbered in lower right 'IIII'.
  • Curator's comments

    Formerly in a bound volume of etchings by Paul Sandby, collected by his descendent and biographer William Sandby and bequeathed by him to the British Museum. The binding was removed in 2012, but the contents (apart from a few mounted prints) have been kept in order in one box. See 1904,0819.429 for further details.

    For further information on the set, see 1904,0819.733

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  • Bibliography

    • Gunn 2015 358 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

    1904,0819.576

View of a row of tents and temporary shelters, one with the sign "Lloyds Coffee House", a group of four ladies outside, in foreground to right four children play, trees in background on left, a building in distance on right; plate IIII.  1780  Outline etching hand-coloured with grey wash

Recto

View of a row of tents and temporary shelters, one with the sign "Lloyds Coffee House", a group of four ladies outside, in foreground to right four children play, trees in background on left, a building in distance on right; plate IIII. 1780 Outline etching hand-coloured with grey wash

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