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Creator:
James Gillray, 1757–1815
Published by Hannah Humphrey, ca. 1745–1818
Title:

The Rake's-Progress at the University - No. 5 - "Convened for wearing Gaiters - sad offence! Expelled - nor e'en permitted a defence."

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 5/8 × 14 1/16 inches (24.5 × 35.7 cm), Image: 8 7/8 × 13 7/8 inches (22.5 × 35.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "The Rake's-Progress at the University. ___ No.5."; lower center, bracketed: "Convened for wearing Gaiters _ sad offence! | Expelled __ nor e'en permitted a defence."; lower right: "Publishd October 22d 1806 by H.Humphrey | 27 St James's Street London~~"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.23.26
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
academic robes | angry | boots | breeches | cane | caricature | chairs | cravats | gaiters | gaze | genre subject | gesturing | humor | meeting | men | mortar boards | parody | pointing | satire | students | tassels | The Rake's Progress at the University (1806) | university | wigs | youth
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4717
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