Ah me! what perils doth that youth encounter, who dares within the fellow's bog to enter! [graphic].

Creator:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with aquatint on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 25.3 x 35.2 cm, on sheet 31 x 45 cm
Notes:
Title from text within curly brackets below image, following series title.
Printmaker from British Museum catalogue.
First of five prints in a series entitled: The rake's progress at the university.
Abstract:
"Two Fellows in cap and gown (l.), walking l. to r. under a stone arcade, see with shocked disapproval a dismayed undergraduate emerging from a door giving on to the arcade. He is slim and fashionably dressed. Another undergraduate (r.) with gold-embroidered gown, and the gold tassel denoting a peer, walking r. to left. along the arcade, watches the encounter with amused delight."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Rake's-progress at the university.
Rake's-progress at the university ; no. 1
Topics:
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
Harvey, Francis--Ownership.
Humphrey, Hannah, active 1774-1817, publisher.
Riviere & Son Binding.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1806.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1806.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
806.10.22.02+
Auchincloss Gillray v. 11
Orbis Record:
8545171
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr10695
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 10639
Wright, T. Works of James Gillray, the caricaturist with the history of his life and times, p. 343
Wright, T. Historical and descriptive account of the caricatures by James Gillray, no. 545
OID:
15813902
PID:
digcoll:2783144