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Creator:
Print made by Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Title:

Overthrow of Dr. Slop

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Date:
between 1773 and 1817
Medium:
Hand-colored etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/16 x 17 11/16 inches (28.7 x 45 cm), Plate: 9 3/4 x 13 11/16 inches (24.7 x 34.7 cm), and Image: 8 1/4 x 12 11/16 inches (21 x 32.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in black ink, lower left under image: "H Bunbury Esqr Del"; lower left: "When Obadiah & his Coach Horse turned the Corner furious pop full him, | nothing can be more Ter^rible in Nature than such a,""; lower center: "The Overthrow of Dr. Slop"; lower right: "recounter Obadiah pull'd of his Cap twice to D.r Slop Once when he was | falling & again when he was (was struck out thrice) saw him seated; vide vol. 1st Tristram Stu"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11189
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boots | caricature | church | dog (animal) | hats | horses (animals) | illustration | novel | physician | pony | riding | road | sign | The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, by Laurence Sterne (1713-1768) | The Overthrow of Dr. Slop (from Volume 1 of Tristram Shandy) | trees | vest | wall | whip | wig
Associated People:
Obadiah
Dr. Slop
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30661
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