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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:

Very Fresh Fish

Part Of:

Collective Title: Alfred Crowquill's Grotesque Christmas

Date:
undated
Medium:
Lithograph on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 13/16 x 13 inches (45.2 x 33 cm) and Image: 14 1/8 x 9 1/8 inches (35.9 x 23.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper center: "VERY FRESH FISH."; four rows of two images each, all images have captions: upper left: "Oh! my pa's gone to Oyster Sauce! | Oh! my husband's hooked!"; upper right: "The Fishe's Revenge"; upper center left: "Oh my Child! my Child! | The Baits of this wicked world."; upper center right: "If you give me any more of your Sauce, I'll crack your shell."; lower center left: "The Appeal to the Maid."; lower center right: "I say Mister if you don't take this tingamy out of my Nose I'll pull you over."; lower left: "The Fishe that went to See."; lower right: "The playful Lobster."; lower left under images: "Alfred Crowquill fecit."; lower right under images: "Printed by Standidge & co. Old Jewry."; lower center under images: "LONDON, J. HARWOOD."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15045
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
begging | boat | club | coral | dresses | eyes | fish | fishing | genre subject | hook | lips | lobster | men | mermaid | ocean | oyster shell | pleading | rocks (landforms) | sailors | satire | shells | talking
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44006
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