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Creator:
Print made by Robert Isaac Cruikshank, 1789–1856, British
Published by John Fairburn, active 19th century, British
Title:

A Favorite Poodle Hatching Poultry!! - or A Present of Feather Breeches from the Sandwich Isles

Date:
1824
Medium:
Etching, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/8 x 14 1/2 inches (26.4 x 36.8 cm), Plate: 9 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches (24.7 x 34.9 cm), and Image: 8 7/16 x 12 5/8 inches (21.4 x 32.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue ink, on back, upper left: "4102"; in graphite, upper left: "$10.00"; lower left: "A rare Cruikshank caricature. | While I can find no references | to the Poodle (underlined), the King and Queen | of the Sandwich Islands visited | London in 1824. The date of this | print. The Englishman is | Sir John Byng, Earl of Strafford. | (1772-1860)"; lower center: "Robert Cruikshank"; lower right: "390 | BM 14698"

Lettered, lower center inside image: Pubd June 1824 by J Fairburn Broadway Ludgate Hill | A Favorite Poodle Hatching Poultry!!_ or a present of Feather Breeches from the Sandwich Isles. R.C. Fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9706
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | eggs | feathers | genre subject | hatching | humor | illustration | Indian | men | poetry | racial | satire
Associated Places:
Oceania | Sandwich Islands | World
Associated People:
Byng, John, first earl of Strafford (1772–1860), army officer
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26011
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