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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:
Mr. B Promoted to Lieut. & first putting on His Uniform - Plate 7
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 5/16 inches (21.5 x 28.8 cm), and Image: 6 9/16 x 10 inches (16.7 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on front, upper right: "59", in red pencil, upper right: "59"; on back, in graphite, lower right: "55551/8 £120"

Lettered, upper center: "Mr. B. Promoted to Lieu:t & first putting on his Uniform"; upper right: "P.7."; lower left: "(picture of an anchor) G Cruikshank Sculp.t"; lower center: "Some are born great, some atchieve greatness' Twelfth Night ___"; 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:
B1977.14.11331
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
audience | carpet | daughters | dog (animal) | family | father | fittings | genre subject | illustration | midshipman | mirror | mother | painting (visual work) | servants | soldier | son | sword | tricorn | uniform
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50077
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