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How d'ye like me.

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1935,0522.1.119

  • Title (object)

    • How d'ye like me.
  • Description

    Satire on male fashion; a macaroni wearing an elaborate wig, standing whole-length to front in a fashionable interior, his right hand to his chin, his left in his breeches pocket. 19 November 1772
    Hand-coloured mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1772
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 353 millimetres
    • Width: 251 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, and "Printed for Carington Bowles, Map & Printseller, No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Publish'd as the Act Directs". The publication date erased from the sheet in this impression. Numbered in lower left 260
  • Curator's comments

    See 1877,1013.837 for an impression with the date (19 November 1777)
    There is an almost identical copy of this by J S Negges, with a French and German title (2010,7081.890)

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4522 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Caricatures I p.119)

  • Exhibition history

    2002 Jan-Mar, Newcastle, Hatton Gall, Followers of Fashion
    2002 Jun-Jul, Belfast, Ulster Mus, Followers of Fashion
    2002 Aug-Sep, Nottingham, Djanogly AG, Followers of Fashion
    2002/3 Dec-Feb, Brighton MAG, Followers of Fashion
    2003 Apr-Jun, Braintree District Mus, Followers of Fashion

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1935

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1935,0522.1.119

Satire on male fashion; a macaroni wearing an elaborate wig, standing WL to front in a fashionable interior, his right hand to his chin, his left in his breeches pocket.  1772  Hand-coloured mezzotint, hand-coloured

Satire on male fashion; a macaroni wearing an elaborate wig, standing WL to front in a fashionable interior, his right hand to his chin, his left in his breeches pocket. 1772 Hand-coloured mezzotint, hand-coloured

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