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Two Shadows in Conversation / [Lord Kames & Hugo Arnot]

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1937,1108.19

  • Title (object)

    • Two Shadows in Conversation
    • [Lord Kames & Hugo Arnot]
  • Description

    Portraits in silhouette; a tall man on the left wearing a tricorn, with a cane tucked under one arm and another to right, also with cane and tricorn, both gesturing as they talk. 1788
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1788
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 109 millimetres
    • Width: 62 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Etched in the image 'K: Fect. 1788.'; lettered below the image with the title.
  • Curator's comments

    From an album of Kay's work in BM P&D, apparently assembled by himself, with manuscript notes: see 1935,0522.13.1

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1937

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1937,1108.19

Portraits in silhouette; a tall man on the left wearing a tricorn, with a cane tucked under one arm and another to right, also with cane and tricorn, both gesturing as they talk.  1788  Etching

Recto

Portraits in silhouette; a tall man on the left wearing a tricorn, with a cane tucked under one arm and another to right, also with cane and tricorn, both gesturing as they talk. 1788 Etching

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