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Fatherly Advice

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1985,0119.162

  • Title (object)

    • Fatherly Advice
  • Description

    Social satire; a fashionably dressed young man, with a little dog behind him, one hand in his pocket, the other holding a glove and a cane, asks his father for permission to go abroad and see the world; the father, who wears glasses, a bicorn hat and buckle shoes, and leans on a stick, answers anxiously that he has no objection, but adds "... for Heavens sake Jack, take great care that the World does not see you!!". November 1799
    Hand-coloured etching and aquatint

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1799
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 300 millimetres
    • Width: 246 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with the title, and with speech within the image, and "Woodward del.", and "London Pubd by W Holland Oxford St. Novbr 1799"
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British Supplement 1799 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1985

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1985,0119.162

Social satire; a fashionably dressed young man, with a little dog behind him, one hand in his pocket, the other holding a glove and a cane, asks his father for permission to go abroad and see the world; the father, who wears glasses, a bicorn hat and buckle shoes, and leans on a stick, answers anxiously that he has no objection, but adds "... for Heavens sake Jack, take great care that the World does not see you!!". November 1799  Hand-coloured etching and aquatint

Recto

Social satire; a fashionably dressed young man, with a little dog behind him, one hand in his pocket, the other holding a glove and a cane, asks his father for permission to go abroad and see the world; the father, who wears glasses, a bicorn hat and buckle shoes, and leans on a stick, answers anxiously that he has no objection, but adds "... for Heavens sake Jack, take great care that the World does not see you!!". November 1799 Hand-coloured etching and aquatint

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