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Creator:
Print made by Francis E. Adams, active ca.1760–1775, British
after Francis E. Adams, active ca.1760–1775, British
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title:
Heyday! Is This My Daughter Anne!
Date:
1773
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 × 10 1/16 inches (35.5 × 25.5 cm) and Image: 12 7/8 x 10 inches (32.7 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#297"; on back, lower right: "4 G(?) [...]"

Lettered in black, lower left: "F. E. Adams invt. et fecit."; lower center: "HEYDAY! Is this my DAUGHTER ANNE! | Heyday! the country Matron in surprize, | Is this my Daughter thus bedizell'd? cries. | To Town she lately went a Damsel plain: | But scarcely now is to be known again. | That City to its Vanities has brought her, | And banish'd the good Housewifery I taught her. | Why, Child you'll frighten here our honest People: | They'll say you've on your Head a London Steeple."; lower right: "Publish'd Decr. 6. 1773 by John Bowles, No. 13 in Cornhill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.820
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnet | bows (costume accessories) | cape | choker | costume | cottage | curls | daughter | dog (animal) | dresses | earrings | ermine | eyeglasses | fan | fashion | fence | flounces | genre subject | gesture | hat | humor | landscape | macaroni | mother | necklace | parody | ribbons | satire | stomacher | surprise | trees | trim | wig
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22511
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