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The Cow House

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1953,0214.65

  • Title (object)

    • The Cow House
  • Description

    Interior of a cowshed; man seated on stool in centre, milking cow but looking at milkmaid seated towards l, her coat unbuttoned; with calf and dog at right, two chickens to left. 3 June 1793
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1793
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 504 millimetres
    • Width: 609 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and production and publication detail, below image: "Jas. Ward delt.", "Jas. Ward Sculpt." and "London Pubd. June 3 1793 by T. Simpson St. Pauls Church Yard"
  • Curator's comments

    This state unrecorded in Frankau.

  • Bibliography

    • Frankau 1904 28 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Atlas)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1953

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1953,0214.65

Interior of a cowshed; man seated on stool in centre, milking cow but looking at milkmaid seated towards l, her coat unbuttoned; with calf and dog at right, two chickens to left.  3 June 1793<br/>Mezzotint

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Interior of a cowshed; man seated on stool in centre, milking cow but looking at milkmaid seated towards l, her coat unbuttoned; with calf and dog at right, two chickens to left. 3 June 1793
Mezzotint

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