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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:
A True Town Picture; or an Old Hag of Drury Presenting a Chicken to his Lordship
Date:
1775
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/8 × 11 1/4 inches (44.1 × 28.6 cm), Plate: 13 3/4 × 9 3/4 inches (34.9 × 24.8 cm), and Image: 12 3/8 × 9 3/4 inches (31.4 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "15"; lower right: "416 | rare"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "#190"

Lettered below image: "A True Town Picture: | Or | An Old Hag of Drury presenting a Chicken to his Lordship. | 329 | Printed for Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Publish'd as the Act directs."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.777
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:22470
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