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Creator:
Print made by James Caldwall, 1739–1819, British
after Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, 1733–1794, Swiss
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
and John Smith of Cheapside, active ca. 1750–1789, British
Title:
A Macarony Alderman and His Rib
Date:
1772
Medium:
Line engraving, stipple engraving, and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 7 13/16 inches (27.9 x 19.8 cm), Plate: 7 7/8 x 5 7/16 inches (20 x 13.8 cm), and Image: 5 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches (13.4 x 11.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41892 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "S. H. Grimm delin."; lower center: "A MACARONY ALDERMAN and his RIB. | London, Printed for J. Smith, No. 35, Cheapside, & R. Sayer, No 53, Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 20 June, 1772."; lower right: "Caldwall sculp"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11649
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
alderman | bag wig | bonnet (hat) | bows (costume accessories) | calash | cap (headgear) | cape (outerwear) | caricature | cloak | coat | costume | curls | dress | fan | fashion | figure | genre subject | gown | hood | humor | lace | macaroni | man | parody | ruffle | satire | staff (walking stick) | wigs | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31310
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