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Creator:
Print made by George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
after Capt. Frederick Marryat, 1792–1848, British
Published by George Humphrey, ca. 1773–ca. 1831, British
Title:

Waiting Room at the Admiralty--.(No misnomer) - Plate 6

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Progress of a Midshipman Exemplified in the Career of Master Blockhead in Seven Plates & Frontispiece

Date:
1820
Medium:
Aquatint and etching, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/16 x 14 inches (25.5 x 35.5 cm), Plate: 8 7/16 x 11 7/16 inches (21.5 x 29 cm), and Image: 6 5/8 x 10 inches (16.8 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on front, upper right: "58"; on back, lower right: "55551/8"

Lettered, upper center: " *Waiting room at the Admiralty __. (*No misnomer)"; upper right: "P.6."; center right: "In sore affliction, tried by God's comand | Of patience, Job, the great example stands | But in these days, a trial more severe | Had been Job's lot, if God had sent him here."; lower left: "(picture of an anchor) _ G Cruikshank Sculp.t"; lower center: "Tis the curse of service that preferment goes by favor & affection' Othello__"; lower right: "Pub/d by G. Humphrey 27 St. James's St London 1820"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11330
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
admiral | boys | chairs | coats | genre subject | men | old | people | reading | room | rug | satire | sitting | standing | suits | top hats | uniforms | waiting room | window | yawning
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50076
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