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Cato Street Conspiracy

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1867,0309.1638

  • Title (object)

    • Cato Street Conspiracy
  • Description

    Plate 2 for Cato Street Conspiracy series; interior view of the hay loft where the conspirators assembled, window shutter taken down and leaning against table in the centre, window and door on the back wall, two apertures on the floor on the left, two doorways and descending staircase on the right; description of the plate below. 1820
    Hand-coloured lithograph

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1820
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 158 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 239 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with "No. 2" followed by title and description of the plate. A key from A to M below corresponding with letters in the image, size of the room, and with production details: "W. H. Harriott delint 26 Febry 1820 / Printed by F. Moser, 4 Greenland Place Cromer St. / Price 1s/. plain - 2s/. colored / London Published by S. & J. Fuller 34 Rathbone Place Feb 26. 1820".
  • Curator's comments

    See 1880,1113.5965 for comment.

  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: The Cato Street Conspiracy
      1820
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1867

  • Acquisition notes

    The BM purchased at the sale from the prints sold in bundles rather than in individual lots. It bought lots 47, 106, 352 and 431 in their entirely. It also made selections from lots 1,2,3,5,11,49,50,75,93,107,108,115,116,162,358. It is not easy from the register to work out which prints belonged to which lot.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1867,0309.1638

Plate 2 for Cato Street Conspiracy series; interior view of the hay loft where the conspirators assembled, window shutter taken down and leaning against table in the centre, window and door on the back wall, two apertures on the floor on the left, two doorways and descending staircase on the right; description of the plate below.  1820  Hand-coloured lithograph

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Plate 2 for Cato Street Conspiracy series; interior view of the hay loft where the conspirators assembled, window shutter taken down and leaning against table in the centre, window and door on the back wall, two apertures on the floor on the left, two doorways and descending staircase on the right; description of the plate below. 1820 Hand-coloured lithograph

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