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Creator:
James Gillray, 1757–1815, British
Published by Hannah Humphrey, ca. 1745–1818, British
Title:
The Rake's-Progress at the University - No. 1 - "Ah me! what perils doth that Youth encounter, who dares within the Fellow's Bog to enter."
Date:
1806
Medium:
Etching with aquatint, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 9/16 x 13 7/8 inches (24.3 x 35.3 cm) and Image: 8 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches (22.3 x 35.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "The Rake's-Progress at the University. __No.1__"; lower center, bracketed: " 'Ah me! what perils doth that Youth encounter, | Who dares within the Fellow's Bog to enter.'__"; lower right: "Publishd October 22d - 1806 - by Hh. Humphrey, | No.27 St James's Street London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.23.22
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
academic robes | arcade | arches | bog | breeches | caricature | catching | cravats | doorway | fear | hallways | humor | men | mortar boards | parody | satire | shadows | sneaking | spying | students | tassels | university | watching | youth
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4713
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