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Object: What's! This my girl Nan; What's! This my boy Tom
Series: Caricatures, Macaronies & Characters by sundry ladies gentlem[en] artists &c.
Two satires on fashion: A rustic mother in a bonnet and green cloak amazed by her fashionably dressed daughter walking down a country lane with a cottage beyond; and a rustic father holding a wooden club similarly struck by his dandy son with a sword at his side and cane beneath his arm, the two of them standing by a tree; printed from two plates on a single sheet. 1774.
Hand-coloured etching, watermark Strasburg lily
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Height: 292 millimetres (Sheet)
Height: 250 millimetres (plate-mark for each print)
Width: 170 millimetres
Width: 459 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For comparable contemporary satires on the theme of rustic parents unable to recognise their fashionably dressed and sophisticated children: see the mezzotints 'Be not amaz'd Dear Mother - It is indeed your Daughter Anne' (2010,7081.829) or 'Welladay! is this my son Tom!' mezzotint (2010,7081.1435)
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