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Going out milking / Le depart de la Laitiere

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1863,0110.15

  • Title (object)

    • Going out milking
    • Le depart de la Laitiere
  • Description

    A milkmaid, carrying a pail under her right arm, holding the hand of a little girl, walking to front accompanied by a boy; in background, fence and trees to left, haystack to right; after Wheatley. 1800
    Mezzotint and etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1800
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 559 millimetres
    • Width: 460 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with production and publication details: "F. Wheatley pinxt. / C. Turner sculpt. / London. Published Jany. 1st. 1800, by James Daniell No. 6 Great Charlotte Street, Blackfriars Road. / Se vend chez James Daniell, Graveur a' Londres.", and the title in English and French in partly filled letters.
  • Bibliography

    • Whitman 1907 898 (unnumbered state) bibliographic details
    • Webster 1970 E139 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/British XIXc Unmounted Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1863

  • Acquisition notes

    According to the register, from the posthumous sale of E M Durand, London (Southgate & Barrett), 8 January 1863, lot 14

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1863,0110.15

A milkmaid, carrying a pail under her right arm, holding the hand of a little girl, walking to front accompanied by a boy; in background, fence and trees to left, haystack to right; after Wheatley.  1800  Mezzotint and etching

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A milkmaid, carrying a pail under her right arm, holding the hand of a little girl, walking to front accompanied by a boy; in background, fence and trees to left, haystack to right; after Wheatley. 1800 Mezzotint and etching

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