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Creator:
Print made by David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
after David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
Published by Watt & Baillie, active 1808, British
Title:

Peggy Advocates a Sweetheart

Additional Title(s):

The Gentle Shepherd, Act I, Scene II

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Gentle Shepherd

Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and aquatint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches (28.3 x 22.6 cm), Plate: 10 3/8 x 8 inches (26.4 x 20.3 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches (22.3 x 18 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Da(?) Allan invt. et Aq. tint fecit"; lower center: "Peggy. See yon twa elms that grow up side by side; | Suppose them, some years syne bridegroom & bride | Nearer & nearer ilka year they've prest, | Till wide their spreading branches are increast. | For Watt & Bailhe Publishers & Stationers Leith 1 June 1808."; lower right: "Act I Scene II."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.12.4
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aprons | bathing | bonnets | cloth | clouds | comedy | dresses | genre subject | gesture | illustration | landscape | pastoral | peasants | poem | pointing | pots | ribbons | river | rocks (landforms) | shawl | stripes | trees | tubs | urns | waterfall | women
Associated Places:
Europe | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50685
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