<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

Creator:
(?) William Dent, active 1784–1793
Title:
New Reformers, Or Corporal Bardolph's New-Raised Corps of Active Citizens
Date:
1792
Medium:
Etching with watercolor on laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 x 16 5/16in. (25.4 x 41.4cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Pub by W. Dent May 4 1792 (bottom right within image and above title); Sketched by Surface and intended to be executed by some well known Artists and Pub' by Public Subscription. (lower left, below image and above title); Title: NEW REFORMERS, OR CORPORAL BARDOLPH'S NEW RAISED CORPS OF ACTIVE CITIZENS. "These things, indeed, you have articulated" "Proclaimed in market places read as Meetings" "To face the garment of R...n" "With some fine colour that may please the eye" / "Of fickle changelings and poor discontents" "Which gape and rub the elbow at the News" "of hurly burly innovation" "And never yet did In...n want" / "Such water colours to impaint his causes" "Nor moody Beggar, starving for a time" "[of pell med?] havock and confusion"... Shakespeare (attributed to Shakespeare, at lower right of title and poem as name at the end of the poem suggests) Title; (bottom right within image and above title)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art
Copyright Status:
Public domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.1772
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:42798
Export:
XML | RDF
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.