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Creator:
Print made by Matthew Darly, active 1754–1778, British
after Matthew Darly, active 1754–1778, British
Title:

The Preposterous Head Dress, or the Feathered Lady

Date:
1776
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 11/16 x 10 1/2 inches (44.9 x 26.6 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 x 9 13/16 inches (35.3 x 25 cm), and Image: 12 9/16 x 9 inches (31.9 x 22.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "M. Darly (artist)"

Lettered, lower center: "The PreposterousHead Dress, | or the Feathered Lady."; lower right: "Pub,, by MDarly. 39 Strand march, 20, 1776."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10990
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | carpet | costume | dressing | fancy dress | fashion | feathers | fruit | genre subject | hair | headdress | humor | macaronis | man | patterns | plumes | satire | scissors | servant | stools | vanity | vegetables | wigs | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29430
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Rare and wondrous : birds in art and culture, 1620-1820, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo : OH, p. 84-85, N7665 .R37 2021 (YCBA)


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