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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Pedantius
  • Description

    Frontispiece to "Pedantius. Comoedia Olim Cantabrig. Acta" (1631): an elaborately-dressed schoolmaster, probably representing Dr Thomas Beard, stands full-length, holding a birch, with two pupils behind him and a shelf of books over his head. 1631

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1631
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 100 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 59 millimetres (image)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within the image with the title and a speech caption.
        With letterpress on the verso.
  • Curator's comments

    See also BM Satire 122.

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 121 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British Stephens series)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Pedantius. Comoedia Olim Cantabrig. Acta, in Coll. Trin.
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


Description to follow.  1631  Engraving


Description to follow. 1631 Engraving

Image description



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