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Rustic courtship / Six elegant rural prints

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1994,0410.1.6

  • Title (object)

    • Rustic courtship

    Title (series)

    • Six elegant rural prints
  • Description

    Plate 6 from a set of six prints; young milkmaid holding milking stool converses with young man leaning against back of cow. 1791 Engraving and etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1791
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 188 millimetres
    • Width: 227 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, production detail: "C. Ibbetson delt.", "G. Murray Sc" and publication line: "Published 10th Augt. 1791 by Robt. Sayer *&Co. Fleet Street, London"; series title above.
  • Curator's comments

    The prints are stitched together to serve as a drawing book for draughtsmen to copy.

  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1994

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1994,0410.1.6

Plate 6 from a set of six prints; young milkmaid holding milking stool converses with young man leaning against back of cow. 1791 Engraving and etching

Recto

Plate 6 from a set of six prints; young milkmaid holding milking stool converses with young man leaning against back of cow. 1791 Engraving and etching

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