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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:

The Double Attack, or French Politeness not a Match for English Assurance

Date:
1770s
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 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (35.2 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (32.7 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "23 Plates the [...] £310"; lower right: "3/6"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "#192"

Lettered below image: "The Double Attack, or French Politeness not a Match for English Assurance. | Printed for Carington Bowles, Map & Printseller; No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Published as the Act directs"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright information
Accession Number:
B1970.3.786
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:22479
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