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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:

Jockey and Jenny

Date:
1782
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/2 × 11 3/4 inches (47 × 29.8 cm), Plate: 14 × 9 7/8 inches (35.6 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 13 1/2 × 9 7/8 inches (34.3 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "#189 | 257"

Lettered below image: "Jockey and Jenny. | Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles, | at No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard London. | Till bolder grown so close he press'd | His wanton thoughts I quickly guess'd | The push'd him from my Rock and Reel, And angry turn'd my Spinning Wheel. | From thefavourite Scotch Air in the Overture to Thomas and Sally. | Publish'd as the Act directs"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright information
Accession Number:
B1970.3.776
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37024
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