The old maids occasional concert [graphic] / drawn & etch. by Rd. Newton, 1795.

Creator:
Newton, Richard, 1777-1798, printmaker.
Published/Created:
London :
Pubd. by Willm. Holland, No. 50 Oxford St.,
March 1, 1795.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 25 x 35 cm, on sheet 27 x 38 cm
Notes:
Title from text on banner in image.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Abstract:
An audience of spinsters (variously caricatured) is entertained by an orchestra and chorus of cats who play instruments but mostly sit before large volumes or scores singing. The stage is decorated with curtains decorated with tassels and supported by grand pillars. To the right a chandelier with candles is partially visible.
Topics:
Audiences.
Cats.
Chandeliers.
Concerts.
Musical instruments.
Single women.
Theater curtains.
Topics:
Holland, William, active 1782-1817, publisher.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1795.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1795.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
795.03.01.01+
795.03.01.01+ Impression 1
795.03.01.01+ Impression 2
Orbis Record:
8036531
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr08501
OID:
11105818
PID:
digcoll:976522