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Creator:
Print made by John Simon, 1675–1755, French
after William Dobson, 1611–1646, British
Title:

Blind Plaintiff, Lame Defendant Share

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 8 1/4 × 5 13/16 inches (21 × 14.8 cm) and Image: 7 3/4 × 5 13/16 inches (19.7 × 14.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "309a"

Lettered, lower left: "Blind Plaintiff, Lame Defendant Share | The Friendly Laws impartial Care, | Dobson pinx."; lettered, lower right: "A Shell for HIm a Shell for Thee | The Middle is the Lanyers Fee | J. Smith ex."; lettered, lower center: "J. Simon fec.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1237
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23085
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