- The Full of the Honeymoon
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 26 × 19 7/8 inches (66 × 50.5 cm), Plate: 24 × 17 7/8 inches (61 × 45.4 cm), and Image: 21 3/4 × 17 7/8 inches (55.2 × 45.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "25 1/2 x 19 1/2"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "622"
Lettered inside image, center right: "Dr Hamet"; below image: "Painted by F.Wheatley | Engraved by R.Laurie | THE FULL OF THE HONEY - MOON. | The Honey moon scarce full, the Bride-groom cloys, | And Seeks a Wanton's Arms to prove new joys; | The Bride discovers all, and in vexation, | Resolves to punish by retaliation. | Published 1st Sepr. 1789 by Robt. Sayer, 53 Fleet-Street, London."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- candle | couple | genre subject | letter | night
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Print made by Robert Laurie, 1755?–1836, British, The Full of the Honeymoon, 1789
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