- 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."
- Etching with aquatint, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
- 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)
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:
- 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
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James Gillray, 1757–1815, British, 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.", 1806
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