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Creator:
Robert Dighton, 1752–1814, British
Published by Robert Dighton, 1752–1814, British
Title:

A Jack in Office

Additional Title(s):

Mr. William Jackson - Commissioner for Excise

Date:
1793
Medium:
Etching, hand-colored on medium, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/16 x 9 11/16 inches (35.7 x 24.6 cm), Plate: 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches (20 x 15 cm), and Image: 7 1/4 x 5 7/8 inches (18.4 x 15 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue pen, on back, upper left: "4086"; in graphite, upper left: "2.50"; lower left: "21 (circled)"; lower right: "3.69"

Watermark: "M 1816"

Lettered, center: "Excise | Book"; lower left: "R Dighton del."; lower center: "Pub. Jan.y 4th 1793 | A JACK in OFFICE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9712
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | dog (animal) | feather | genre subject | gesturing | grass | hat | jar | lips (mouth) | man | posing | quill | satire | standing | urinating | wig
Associated People:
Jackson, William (fl. 1793), Excise man
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26017
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