The client [graphic] / K. 1790 ; The lawyer / [...] 1790.

Creator:
Kay, John, 1742-1826, printmaker.
Published/Created:
[Edinburgh :
s.n.,
1790 i.e. not before 1838]
Physical Description:
1 print on wove paper : etching & drypoint ; plate mark 7.8 x 6.9 cm., on sheet 25 x 15 cm.
Notes:
Titles etched below each image.
Kay's initial burnished from plate, below image of "The Lawyer"?
Numbered "18" in letterpress above plate mark.
Plate from: A series of original portraits and caricature etchings by the late John Kay. Edinburgh : Hugh Paton, Carver and Gilder ... ,1838, Appendix, no. 18.
Place and date of imprint conjectured from that of book.
Abstract:
A single image of a distressed man (the client) wearing a hat, which when turned becomes an image of a gleeful lawyer wearing a periwig.
Variant Titles:
Lawyer
Topics:
Law & legal affairs.
Lawyers.
Wigs.
Language:
English
Genre:
Caricatures--Scotland--1790.
Drypoints--Scotland--Edinburgh--1790.
Etchings--Scotland--Edinburgh--1790.
Metamorphic pictures.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
790.00.00.20.1
Orbis Record:
7731195
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr06763
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 6, no. 7759
OID:
10731182
PID:
digcoll:550702