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Creator:
William Alexander, 1767–1816, British
Title:

A Raree Show

Date:
between 1792 and 1793
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and black ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/8 × 6 1/4 inches (19.4 × 15.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, upper center: "25."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.11
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
calligraphy | Chinese | flag | genre subject | man | performance | performer | pipe (smoking equipment) | puppets | raree show | smoking (activity) | strings | theatre
Associated Places:
Asia | China
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12455
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