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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after William Hamilton, 1751–1801, British
Title:

September

Date:
1793
Medium:
Stipple engraving and line engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower, left: "W. Hamilton R.A. Pinxt. | Soon as bright Chanticleer explodes the night | With flutt'ring wings, & hymn the new born day, | The bugle-horn inspire, whose clam'rous bray | Shall rouse from sleep the rebel rout, and tune | To temper for the labours of the day."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R.A. Sculpt. | Fair hangs the hop to tempt the pickers' hand. | Now see the crew mechanic might and main | Labour with lively diligence, inspired | By appetite of gain and lust of praise: | Vide Smart's Hop Garden."; lettered, lower center: "SEPTEMBER | London, Publish'd Octr.1st.1793, by Thos. Macklin, Poets Gallery, Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19517
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37237
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