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Keep within Compass and you shall be sure, to avoid many troubles which others endure

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1902,1011.7994.+

  • Title (object)

    • Keep within Compass and you shall be sure, to avoid many troubles which others endure
  • Description

    (For description see other impression); a working proof before completion and lettering. c.1785
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1784-1786
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 353 millimetres
    • Width: 250 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    A pair to BMSat 6907. For a the completed proof, coloured and in the Bowles & Carver re-issue, see 1935,0522.3(62). Dighton's original watercolour for this print from the collection of Mr Jeffrey Rose was sold at Sotheby's, 23 February 1978, lot 40. Cf its pair 'Prudence produceth Esteem' (BMSat 6907: 1859,0709.57).

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  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 6903 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1902

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1902,1011.7994.+

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat); a working proof before completion and lettering.  c.1785  Mezzotint

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat); a working proof before completion and lettering. c.1785 Mezzotint

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