Ah me! that thou the freshman's-guide should'st read, yet venture on the hallowed grass to tread [graphic].

Creator:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with aquatint on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 25.2 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.
Second of five prints in a series entitled: The rake's progress at the university.
Abstract:
"The undergraduate walks diagonally (right to left) across the grass of a College court; under his arm is a book: 'Advice to Freshmen'. Behind him (right) the grossly obese Master stands in a Gothic doorway leading from a staircase, pointing angrily at the culprit. A shambling man with a broom stands obsequiously beside the doorway, looking over his shoulder apprehensively at the unconscious undergraduate, who leaves a trail of conspicuous footprints on the turf. A Fellow in a mullioned window next the doorway scowls at the young man through a glass."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Rake's-progress at the university.
Rake's-progress at the university ; no. 2
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.
Watermarks (Paper)--Ruse & Turners--1806.--CtY-BR
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:
806.10.22.03+
Auchincloss Gillray v. 11
Orbis Record:
8545236
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr10696
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 10640
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. 546
OID:
15813903
PID:
digcoll:2783150