Nap in the country [realia] / Rowlandson '85 ; Nap in town / Rowlandson 1785.

Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
Published/Created:
London :
Pubd. by S. Alken, No. 3 Dufours Place, Broad Street, Soho,
[1785]
Physical Description:
1 item : copper printing plate ; 353 x 249 mm
Notes:
Lettered beneath each image with title; lettering within image on upper design: "Rowlandson. 1785."; below lower design: "London Pubd by S.Alken, No.3 Dufours Place, Broad Street, Soho".
Abstract:
Two designs on the same plate. Upper design: A young woman lies under a tree asleep, partly supported by a small beer barrel; a rake is beside her. Next her a young man sits up yawning and stretching. A dog sits beside them; in the distance are sheep. Lower design: A young woman (right) lies full length on a sofa; next her in the opposite corner of the sofa is an elderly man in regimentals, also asleep. The feet of both rest on a chair (left). A cat sleeps on the floor.
Variant Titles:
Nap in town
Topics:
Agricultural laborers.
Cats.
Chairs.
Couples.
Dogs.
Obesity.
Sheep.
Sleeping.
Sofas.
Yawning.
Topics:
Alken, Samuel, 1756-1815, publisher.
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827. Nap in town.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1785.
Printing plates.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1785.
Format:
Image
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:
785.00.00.118+
Object 785.00.00.118+ Box 3 Object Room
Orbis Record:
6329300
Yale Collection:
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr31125
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 6, no. 6868
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 6, no. 6869
Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 1, p. 175
OID:
15947888
PID:
digcoll:2793010