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Creator:
William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Published by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
Title:

The Deserter

Date:
1784
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 15 3/8 x 19 7/16 inches (39 x 49.4 cm) and Image: 13 7/8 x 18 5/8 inches (35.3 x 47.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "18383"; lower left: "Market | A1815"; lower right: "marked a 81585"

Lettered, lower left under image: "H Bunbury Esqr Delin,,t"; lower center: "THE DESERTER. | London, Publishe'd March 1st; 1784 by W. Dickinson Engrager & Printseller No 158 New Bond Street."; lower right under image: "W Dickinson Excudt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11144
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
begging | belts | boots | caps | children | church | cloaks | feathers | genre subject | hats | house | jackets | mother | sashes | soldiers | spinning wheel | swords | vests | village | yarn
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30584
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