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Creator:
Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish
Print made by General Lithographic Establishment, active ca. 1840–1847, British
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:

Supposed Colloquy between a Top Sawyer and his Brother Labourer

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1843
Medium:
Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 11/16 x 11 13/16 inches (44.9 x 30 cm) and Image: 12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "o'connell"

Marked with imprint, lower left: "Subscriber's Copy, HB"

Lettered, upper right, "HB Sketches No 775"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left below image: "Published July 3rd 1843, by T Mclean, 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "SUPPOSED COLLOQUY BETWEEN | A TOP SAWYER | And his Brother Labourer."; lower right: "Printed at the General Establisht 70, St Martins Ln"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14823
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
devil | England | genre subject | Ireland | laborers | log | logger | lumberman | men | oak | political | satire | satirical | saw | sawing | sketches | top | tree | union
Associated People:
demon
O'Connell, Daniel (1775–1847), Irish nationalist leader
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41125
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