Directions to footmen [graphic] / Rowlandson inv.

Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, artist
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker
Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845, publisher
Published/Created:
London :
Printed for Thos. Tegg, 111 Cheapside,
[1807]
Physical Description:
1 print on wove paper :
etching with stipple, hand-colored ;
sheet 35.6 x 24.5 cm.
Notes:
Date of publication from George.
Printmaker from George.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
CtY-LW
The word 'footmen' in the title was corrected from 'footman' by the etcher. 'A' was struck through and the letter 'E' was inserted above deletion.
Printseller's announcement within design: Price one shilling col[oure]d.
Five lines of text below title: Take off the largest dishes and set them on with one hand to shew the ladies your vigour and strength of back, but always do it between two ladies that if the dish happens to slip the soup or sauce may fall on their cloaths, and not daub the floor, by this practice, two of our brethren, my worthy friends, got considerable fortunes...
Plate numbered '273' in upper right corner.
Originally issued with publication date. Cf. No. 10918 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 8.
Variant Titles:
Directions to footman
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1807
Satires (Visual works)--England--1807
Watermarks (Paper)--Charles Wise.--CtY-LW
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
807.11.10.02+
807.11.10.02+ Impression 1
807.11.10.02+ Impression 2
Orbis Record:
8779182
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr03981
Citation:
Rowlandson the caricaturist / by Joseph Grego. London, Chatto and Windus, 1880,
v. ii, p. 82
OID:
10961590
PID:
digcoll:973831