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London refinement.

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • London refinement.
  • Description

    A foppish young man wearing a looped hat with cockade, double-breasted waistcoat, ruffled shirt, striped stockings, and low shoes with rosettes, walks (left to right) rapidly but affectedly. His head is turned to the left and he looks downwards; his left hand held up in a finicking manner. 1 January 1787.
    Hand-coloured etching.


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1787
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 228 millimetres
    • Width: 148 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and publication line 'Pubd Jan 1 1787 by S W Fores at the Caricature Warehouse No 3 Piccadilly.'
  • Curator's comments

    (Description and comment from M.Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', VI, 1938)
    A companion print to BMSat 8261.

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 8260 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat). 1 January 1787.  Hand-coloured etching.


FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat). 1 January 1787. Hand-coloured etching.

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