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Creator:
Print made by Alfred Henry Forrester, 1804–1872, British
after Alfred Henry Forrester, 1804–1872, British
Printed by Standidge & Co, active 1836–1849, British
Published by J & F Harwood, 1820s–1844, British
Title:
The World is Folly's Toy
Date:
undated
Medium:
Lithograph on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 13/16 x 12 7/8 inches (45.3 x 32.7 cm) and Image: 14 7/16 x 9 7/16 inches (36.6 x 23.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper center: "THE WORLD IS FOLLY'S TOY"; center: twelve images with captions; lower left: "Alfred Crowquill fecit"; lower center: "LONDON. J. HARWOOD."; lower right: "Printed by Standidge & Co. Old Jewry"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15043
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
balls | beds | cannons | capes | crowns | folly | genre subject | globes | globes | guns | helmets | horses (animals) | illustration | jousting | kings | knights | lances | nobles | queens | satire | servants | toy | wars | World
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43995
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