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Creator:
Print made by Matthew Darly, active 1754–1778, British
after unknown artist
Printed by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:

Statue Hall or the Modern Register Office

Date:
1769
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 15 13/16 inches (28 x 40.2 cm), Plate: 9 3/4 x 13 15/16 inches (24.8 x 35.4 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 13 5/16 inches (22.2 x 33.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41884 (circled)"

Lettered, lower left: "London, Printed for Robt Sayer; Map & Printseller, No.53 in Fleet Street"; lower center: "Statue Hall or the Modern Register Office"; lower right: "M Darly Ext | Published as the Act directs APril 10, 1769"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11019
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnets | cabinets | caricature | clerks | couples | desks | genre subject | gesturing | government | hats | holding | humor | judges | men | notices | office | old | papers | pushing | register | ruffles | satire | signs | sitting | standing | town hall | women | youth
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29531
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