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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
Title:

Modern Toilet. Camber's Letter to John Bull

Date:
1781
Medium:
Mezzotint and letterpress on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 × 9 5/8 inches (33.3 × 24.4 cm) and Plate (mezzotint): 5 × 7 1/4 inches (12.7 × 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "#170"

Engraved lettering inside image, lower center: "Pubd. Accog. to Act May 15th. 1781 by I. Staton, No.13 Parliament Street London"; lettered below plate in letterpress type: "Modern Toilet. | Camber's Letter to John Bull."; extensive lettering beginning: "My Dear Friend, Havod y Lom, Feb. I." ending "Yours, &c. | Camber"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.804
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:22497
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