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Creator:
Print made by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Published by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
Title:

The Fish-Street Macaroni

Additional Title(s):

The Fish Street Macaroni

Date:
1772
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches (29.6 x 21 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches (26.1 x 17.5 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 x 6 9/16 inches (22.5 x 16.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "44534 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "HWBunbury delin : 1772"; lower center: "THE FISH-STREET | MACARONI | Publish'd as the Act directs March, 29. 1772, by J Bretherton New Bond Street No. 134."; lower right: "J. Bretherton f."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11149
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
breeches (trousers) | costume | cravat | entertainment | fashion | gardens | gate | genre subject | humor | leisure | man | ornament | parody | pattern (design element) | pleasure garden | ruffles | satire | sign | sword | tricorne | wig
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30590
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