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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
Published by Bowles & Carver, 1763–1830, British
Title:

The Highland Laddie

Date:
ca. 1782
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 13 1/2 × 9 7/8 inches (34.3 × 25.1 cm) and Image: 12 5/8 × 9 7/8 inches (32.1 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "#176"

Lettered below image: "Printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver | The Highland Laddie | No.69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London. | A painted Room and silken Bed, | May please a Lowland Laird and Lady; | But I can Kiss and be as glad | Behind a Bush in's Highland Pladdie."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.762
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22459
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