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Creator:
James Gillray, 1756–1815
Published by Hannah Humphrey, ca. 1745–1818
Title:

The Rake's-Progress at the University - No. 4 - "Expulsion waits that Son of Alma Mater who dares to shew his face in Boot or Gaiter"

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Rake's-Progress at the University

Date:
1806
Materials & Techniques:
Etching with aquatint, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/4 × 13 7/8 inches (24.7 × 35.3 cm), Image: 8 3/4 × 13 11/16 inches (22.3 × 34.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "The Rake's-Progress at the University. __ __No.4."; lower center, bracketed: "Expulsion waits that Son of Alma Mater | Who dares to shew his face in Boot or Gaiter."; lower right: "Published October 22d 1806 | by H Humphrey No 27 | St James's Street London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.23.25
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
academic robes | angry | boots | breeches | cane | caricature | cravats | gaiters | genre subject | gesturing | humor | men | mortar boards | parody | pointing | quadrangle | satire | students | tassels | The Rake's Progress at the University (1806) | university | youth
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4716
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