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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 Houndsditch Macaroni

Additional Title(s):

The Houndstitch Macaroni

Date:
1772
Medium:
Etching on medium, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 x 8 9/16 inches (25.4 x 21.7 cm), Plate: 10 x 6 7/16 inches (25.4 x 16.4 cm), and Image: 8 9/16 x 5 15/16 inches (21.7 x 15.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "44537 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "HWBunbury delin."; lower center: "THE HOUNDSDITCH MACARONI | Publish'd as the Act directs 20th. December 1772. By J. Bretherton No. 134. New Bond Street"; lower right: "J. Bretherton f."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11154
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bow (costume accessory) | breeches (trousers) | caricature | coat | costume | fashion | genre subject | humor | macaroni | man | parody | profile (figure) | satire | sword | tricorne | waistcoat | wig
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30598
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