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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
Published by Francis E. Adams, active ca.1760–1775, British
Title:
Lady Time Present and Lady Time Past
Date:
1773
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 5/8 x 11 1/4 inches (42.2 x 28.6 cm), Plate: 14 x 9 15/16 inches (35.6 x 25.3 cm), and Image: 13 3/16 x 9 15/16 inches (33.5 x 25.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "231"; on back, lower right: "#150"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "LADY TIME PRESENT & LADY TIME PAST | The Wits of Fine Ladies are ne'er at a Fault | If they lose it in meal they get it in malt"; lower right: "Pubd. Octr. 11TH 1773 By Francis Adams"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.819
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bag | carpet | corsage | costume | dog (animal) | embroidery | fan | fashion | flowers (plants) | genre subject | gesture | gowns | headpieces | humor | interior | lace | pattern (design element) | purse | ribbons | ruffle | ruffs | satire | scissors | shoes | train | trim | veils | wallpaper | wig | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22510
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