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An ass of the ton.

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • An ass of the ton.
  • Description

    A dandy with cane and dog; an earlier state of BMSat 8043 with the head rough-shaven. 29 March 1791
    Hand-coloured etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1791
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 261 millimetres
    • Width: 191 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    This version is not in George, however see BMSat 8043 for a description of a very similar print.

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 8043.A bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British 1791 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


Hand-coloured etching



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