The historians [graphic] / Mattina Darly sculp.

Creator:
Darly, Mattina, active 1764-1778, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper ; plate mark 7.8 x 12 cm, on sheet 8.2 x 13 cm
Notes:
In black ink plate numbered "2" added to upper right corner in ink.
Initial letters of publisher's name in imprint form a monogram.
Mrs. Macauley and Dr. Wilson also appear in another Mattina Darly satirical print. See number 5441 in v. 5 of British Museum catalouge: A speedy & effectual preparation for the next world. [London] : Pub. May 1, 1777 by M Darly 39 Strand.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Title etched below image.
Abstract:
A lady (Mrs. Catherine Macaulay) with an aquiline profile sits at a table opposite a clergy man (Dr. Wilson) as she writes with a quill pen. The walls are lined with full bookshelves separated in the middle by a fireplace with a mantelpiece on which sits a bust of "Alfred rex". Both figures wear the same enormous hair as in British Museum no. 5441.
Topics:
Bookcases.
Clergy.
Clothing & dress--England--1770-1780.
Hairstyles--England--1770-1780.
Private libraries.
Sculpture.
Wigs.
Topics:
Darly, M. (Mary), publisher. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no93008197
Darly, Matthias, approximately 1720-approximately 1778, publisher. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr93017128
Macaulay, Catharine,--1731-1791.--http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85024865
Wilson, Thomas,--1703-1784.--http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no90014663
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance)--18th century.--CtY-LW
Etchings--England--London--1777.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1777.
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:
777.05.01.08
Orbis Record:
13567011
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36406
OID:
16702972
PID:
digcoll:4677780