- The Rake's-Progress at the University - No. 2 - "Ah me! that thou the Freshman's-Guide should'st read, yet venture on the hallowed grass to tread"
- Etching with aquatint, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
- Sheet: 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches (24.7 x 35.3 cm) and Image: 8 7/8 x 13 3/4 inches (22.6 x 35 cm)
Lettered, lower left: "The Rake's-Progress at the University. __No.2.__"; lower center, bracketed: "Ah me! _that thou the Freshman's-Guide should'st read | Yet venture on the hallowed grass to tread.__"; lower right: "Publishd October 22d 1806, | by H. Humphrey No27 _ | St James's Street London"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- academic robes | angry | book | breeches | broom | caricature | cravats | doorway | footprints | genre subject | grass | green | humor | men | mortar boards | parody | quadrangle | satire | spying | students | tassels | The Rake's Progress at the University (1806) | university | watching | windows | youth
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James Gillray, 1757–1815, British, The Rake's-Progress at the University - No. 2 - "Ah me! that thou the Freshman's-Guide should'st read, yet venture on the hallowed grass to tread", 1806
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