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Creator:
Print made by Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
after Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Published by E & C McLean, active 1823–1830, British
Title:

The Infant

Part Of:

Collective Title: Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man

Collective Title: As You Like It

Date:
1824
Medium:
Soft-ground etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 9 x 10 7/8 inches (22.8 x 27.6 cm) and Image: 7 5/16 x 10 inches (18.5 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "IL"; on back, lower left: "c"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "HENRY ALKIN del. et sculp."; lower center: "SHAKSPEARE'S SEVEN AGES. | The Infant. | London. Published by E & C. Mc. Lean. June 20th. 1824."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.92
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
As You Like It, Act II, Scene VII | bonnets | books | bottles | boys | caretakers | carpet | chairs | children | cloth doll | cradle | crying | cups | curtains | drapery | dresses | drum (musical instrument) | fire irons | fireplace | fork | genre subject | girl | house | housewife (person) | humor | infants | interior | literary theme | mantle (fireplace component) | mother | nannies | necklace | paintings | papers (document genres) | parody | ribbons | satire | shoes | smoke | socks | spectacles | table
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25335
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