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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1860,0811.31

  • Description

    A milkmaid and her swain approaching along a woodland path, the woman wearing a halter with the empty pails at her feet to left, with a dog burying its head in one, a cow a little way off and a stream to right.
    Etching on thin paper

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1740-1765 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 83 millimetres
    • Width: 62 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Possibly part of a set: see 1859,0611.185

    An impression of this is included in the departmental copy of Ryland and Bryer's 1765 collection of Sandby's etchings: see 1850,1014.538.

  • Bibliography

    • Gunn 2015 69 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1860

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1860,0811.31

A milkmaid and her swain approaching along a woodland path, the woman wearing a halter with the empty pails at her feet to left, with a dog burying its head in one, a cow a little way off and a stream to right.  Etching on chine

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A milkmaid and her swain approaching along a woodland path, the woman wearing a halter with the empty pails at her feet to left, with a dog burying its head in one, a cow a little way off and a stream to right. Etching on chine

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