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Creator:
Print made by James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish
Published by Thomas Jefferys, 1719–1771, British
Title:

Teague's Ramble at Charing Cross

Date:
1747
Medium:
Mezzotint (only state) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 × 9 15/16 inches (35.6 × 25.2 cm) and Image: 12 9/16 × 9 15/16 inches (31.9 × 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper left: "Vhuit | 5-885"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "347"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "J Mc.Ardel Fecit. | Lo rambling Teague with Vacant Visage Joggs. | far from his Barren wilds. and Native Boggs. | A link Boy points the Thoughtless oaff his Way. | So Will O'th Wisp oft leads the Kern Astray;"; lettered, lower right: "Publish'd according to Act of Parlmt Aug.26.1747 | A nymph and Bav'd, his wandring footsteps Wait, | And leave his pockets empty as the pale; | The raving rakehell finds too late his Loss | Then curses night intrigues and Charing Cross."; lettered, lower center: "Teague's Ramble at Charing Cross | Sold by T. Jefferys at the Corner of St. Martins Lane Charing Cross and W. Herbert at the Golden Globe on London Bridge"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1068
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22758
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