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The female turf macaroni / Caricatures, Macaronies & Characters by sundry ladies gentlemen artists &c, published by MDarly, No.39 Strand 1772 (Vol.2)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1915,0313.114

  • Title (object)

    • The female turf macaroni

    Title (series)

    • Caricatures, Macaronies & Characters by sundry ladies gentlemen artists &c, published by MDarly, No.39 Strand 1772 (Vol.2)
  • Description

    No.4: Whole length figure in profile of a lady in a riding-habit holding a riding-whip in her right hand. Her hair, without powder, is tied up in a club. She wears a cravat and a cap with an erect plume of feathers. 24 December 1771 Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1771
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 157 millimetres
    • Width: 104 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered top left, "V.2", top right, "4"; below the title and "Pubd. by MDarly Decemr 24th 1771 accor to Act"
  • Curator's comments

    (Description and comment from M.Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', V, 1935)
    Probably the Duchess of Grafton, the Duke being the Turf Macaroni in this series, see BMSat 4634; see also BMSat 5324.

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 4989 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (298.b.1)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1915

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1915,0313.114

No.4: FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat).  24 December 1771 Etching

Recto

No.4: FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat). 24 December 1771 Etching

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