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Creator:
Print made by Isaac Cruikshank, 1756–1810, British
Published by S. W. Fores, 1761–1838, British
Title:

Washing the Blackamoor

Date:
1795
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/4 x 15 inches (27.3 x 38.1 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 x 13 7/8 inches (25.3 x 35.3 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 12 7/8 inches (22.2 x 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue ink, on back, upper left: "4096"; in graphite, upper left: "2.00"; lower left: "By Isac Cruickshank. | 1795 The Pooodle is Shown | under the dressing table."

Lettered, upper right: "Pub by SW Fores No50 Picadilly London Jully 24 1795"; lower left inside image: "IC"; lower center: "WASHING the BLACKAMOOR"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9704
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | dog (animal) | feathers | genre subject | illustration | man | political | racial | satire | servants | washing | wigs | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26009
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