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Creator:
Print made by Philip Dawe, ca.1745–ca.1809, British
after Henry Robert Morland, 1730–1797, British
Title:

Domestick Employment Ironing

Date:
ca. 1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/4 x 11 1/8 inches (40 x 28.3 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches (35.3 x 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 3/16 x 9 13/16 inches (31 x 25 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Indecipherable inscriptions in graphite, on back, lower right

Impression, lower left: star surrounded by rays of light

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Heny. Moreland pinxt."; lower center: "Domestick Employment Ironing."; lower right: "P. Daws fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12021
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bow (costume accessory) | chair | clothing | costume | domestic | flowers (motifs) | genre subject | gown | interior | ironing | ironing board | labor | maid | mob cap | pattern (design element) | ruffles | shawl | woman | worker | working
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31626
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