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print / book-illustration

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1882,0311.2323

  • Description

    An elderly travelling beggar fording a river from left to right, wearing a parson's beaver and wig, carrying his young wife on his back, who carries a child on her back and basket on her head; trees and shrubs on the banks; [?Ovingham] church in the distance; tail-piece to Ralph Beilby's 'A General History of Quadrupeds' (Newcastle upon Tyne: 1790).
    Wood-engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780-1790 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 36 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 82 millimetres (image)
  • Curator's comments

    See 1860,0811.229 for another impression and Comment.

  • Bibliography

    • Tattersfield 2011 TB 1.1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: A General History of Quadrupeds
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1882

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1882,0311.2323

  • Additional IDs

    • I.B. 2049
An elderly travelling beggar fording a river from left to right, wearing a parson's beaver and wig, carrying his young wife on his back, who carries a child on her back and basket on her head; trees and shrubs on the banks; [?Ovingham] church in the dista

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