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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:
Why... Because...
Date:
undated
Medium:
Lithograph on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 13/16 x 13 inches (45.3 x 33 cm) and Image: 14 9/16 x 9 3/16 inches (37 x 23.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper center: "WHY"; center: thirty-one images with captions; lower center: "BECAUSE",lower center: key with additional captions for above pictures; lower left inside image: "Alfred Crowquill fecit."; lower right inside image: "Printed by Standidge & Co. Old Jewry"; lower center under image: "LONDON. J. HARWOOD."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15048
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anvils | bells | birds | candles | crowns | dice | ducks | genre subject | guns | hammers | illustrations | insects | keys | men | satire | snakes | sphinx | staffs | sword | tools | watering can
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:45285
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