Search the world you'll seldom see, handsomer folks than we three [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London]
Printed for Bowles & Carver at their Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London
[not before 1793]
Physical Description:
1 print on wove paper: mezzotint, hand-colored ; plate mark 34.9 x 25.2 cm., on sheet 37 x 27 cm.
Notes:
Printmaker from George.
First published by Carington Bowles on 20 October 1775; original publication date burnished from the plate. Cf. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, v. 5, p. 786.
Date of publication inferred from paper and from date of the Bowles & Carver partnership formed after the 1793 death of Carington Bowles. See Plomer, H.R. Dictionaries of printers and booksellers, p. 31.
Numbered in plate: 332.
Print Room; Sept. 1997; Acquisitions no.: 997-9-8-4.
Abstract:
Two grotesque figures of a well-dressed man and woman stand before a background of Corinthian pillars topped with Doric capitals. The man points with his left hand to his mouth and grimaces at the viewer.
Associated Names:
Dawe, Philip [Printmaker]
Bowles & Carver [Publisher]
Topics:
Clothing & dress -- England -- 1770-1780
Couples
Language:
English
Genre:
Mezzotints -- England -- London -- 1793
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1775
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:
793.00.00.178+
Orbis Record:
6453961
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr03989
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10716377
PID:
digcoll:292024