An experiment, or, An old fool and a young raven [graphic].

Creator:
Robert Laurie and James Whittle, publisher
Published/Created:
[London] :
Publish'd April 16, 1804 by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London,
[1804]
Physical Description:
1 print on wove paper :
etching and engraving with stipple ;
plate mark 19.9 x 24.9 cm., on sheet 24 x 30 cm.
Notes:
Plate numbered '343' in lower left corner.
From the Laurie & Whittle series of Drolls.
Two lines of caption text below design: Female visitor. "Pray Mrs. Parmesan what do you keep this nasty raven about the house for?"____"Why my dear, it's a very fine young bird, and my old philosopher here says that ravens live 100 years, so we keep Ralpho, to try the experiment."
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Variant Titles:
Old fool and a young raven
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1804
Satires (Visual works)--England--1804
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
804.04.16.01
Orbis Record:
8427107
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr03671
OID:
10961269
PID:
digcoll:973624