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Creator:
James Gillray, 1757–1815, British
Published by Hannah Humphrey, ca. 1745–1818, British
Title:

The Man of Feeling, in Search of Indispensibles: - A Scene at the Little French Milleners

Date:
1800
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
10 1/4 × 14 1/4 inches (26 × 36.2 cm) and 9 1/2 × 14 1/8 inches (24.1 × 35.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "le Magasin | de Lancasre | pour Embellir | les | Dames Angloise"; lettered below image: "J's Gillray inv't & fec't | The MAN of FEELING, in search of INDISPENSIBLES: - a Scene at the little French Milleners. | Pub'd Feb'y 12th, 1800 by J. Humphrey 27 St. James's Street | NB. A number of displutes having arisen i nthe Beau Monde, respecting the Exact Situation of the Ladies' Indispensibles (or new Invented Pockets.) whether they were placed at the Ancle, or | in a more elegible situation, the above search took place, in order to determine precisely the Longitude of these inestimable conveniences."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.794
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
William V (1748–1806), Prince of Orange
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43378
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 9577, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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