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Creator:
John Hill, 1770–1850, British
after Augustus Charles Pugin, 1762–1832, French
after Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Published by Rudolf Ackermann, 1764–1834, British
Title:

Pass-Room Bridewell

Part Of:

Collective Title: Microcosm of London

Date:
1808
Medium:
Aquatint with etching, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 x 12 5/8 inches (24.2 x 32.1 cm), Plate: 9 1/4 x 11 1/8 inches (23.4 x 28.3 cm), and Image: 7 13/16 x 10 3/16 inches (19.8 x 25.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "Bridge Ste, Blackfriars"

Lettered, upper right: "Plate 12."; lower left: "Pugin & Rowlandson, delt et sculpt"; lower center: "PASS-ROOM BRIDEWELL. | London Pub 1. March 1808. at R Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101 Strand."; lower right: "Hill aqua.t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Chauncey Brewster Tinker
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.6.55
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beds | children | correctional institution | embracing | genre subject | hay | holding | jail | nude | prison | sadness | sleeping | straw | women
Associated Places:
Bridewell Prison | City of London | England | Europe | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22846
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