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Creator:
Robert Dighton, 1752–1814, British
Printed by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:

Mr. Deputy Dumpling and Family Enjoying a Summer Afternoon

Date:
1781
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 14 1/16 x 10 1/8 inches (35.7 x 25.7 cm) and Image: 12 15/16 x 10 1/8 inches (32.8 x 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "463"; lower center: "MR. DEPUTY DUMPLING and FAMILY enjoying a SUMMER AFTERNOON. | Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No69 in St Pauls Church Yard, LONDON. Published as the Act directs 9 Novr 1781"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.1737
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnets | buttons | caricature | carriage | cart | children | coats | curls | daughters | deputy | dolls | draperies | family | fancy dress | feathers | genre subject | hats | husband | illustration | obese | outside | playing | robes | round | satire | shoes | sons | summer | sweating | tights | toys | walking | wife | wigs
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:42666
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