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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1847,0320.9

  • Description

    One of 10 illustrations to the manuscript by Ebenezer Forrest of Hogarth's Peregrination, 1732; emblematic tail-piece of 'Mr Nobody', with the head and legs of a laughing man in a tricorne and powdered wig, with a wine bottle, a glass, a trophy of a knife, spoon and pipe, the whole backed by crossed oars Pen and brown ink, with grey wash and watercolour, over graphite

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1732
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 278 millimetres
    • Width: 379 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed: "W.H."
  • Curator's comments

    See 1847-3-20-1 for a description of the volume and its subject From album 1847,0320.1-10 See also 1944,1014.167.1-10

  • Bibliography

    • Croft-Murray (unpublished) 19 bibliographic details
    • Binyon 1898-1907 31(7) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (201.a.6)

  • Exhibition history

    1964 Dec-May, BM, Hogarth, no.167

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1847

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1847,0320.9

One of 10 illustrations to the manuscript by Ebenezer Forrest of Hogarth's Peregrination, 1732; emblematic tail-piece of 'Mr Nobody', with the head and legs of a laughing man in a tricorne and powdered wig, with a wine bottle, a glass, a trophy of a knife, spoon and pipe, the whole backed by crossed oars Pen and brown ink, with grey wash and watercolour, over graphite

One of 10 illustrations to the manuscript by Ebenezer Forrest of Hogarth's Peregrination, 1732; emblematic tail-piece of 'Mr Nobody', with the head and legs of a laughing man in a tricorne and powdered wig, with a wine bottle, a glass, a trophy of a knife, spoon and pipe, the whole backed by crossed oars Pen and brown ink, with grey wash and watercolour, over graphite

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