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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:

Dining Hall, Asylum

Part Of:

Collective Title: Microcosm of London

Date:
1808
Medium:
Aquatint with etching, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 9 1/2 x 12 11/16 inches (24.2 x 32.2 cm) and Image: 7 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches (19.7 x 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "House of Refuge, Lambeth in Surrey - est 1758"

Lettered, upper right: "Plate 5."; lower left: "Pugin & Rowlandson del.t et scup.t"; lower center: "DINING HALL. ASYLUM. | London Pub. Feb. 1. 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:
B1975.6.67
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aprons | asylum | benches | bonnets | dining hall | eating | fireplace | food | genre subject | girls | hall | refugee camp | skylights | tables | uniforms | women
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Lambeth | Surrey | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22858
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