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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:
Bauldy and Mause
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches (28.3 x 22.5 cm), Plate: 10 9/16 x 8 1/16 inches (26.8 x 20.5 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 inches (22.2 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "D Allan invt et Aq. tint. fect"; lower left: "Bauldy __ And yonder's Mause; ay, ay, she kens fu' well, | When ane like me comes rinning to the Deil. | She and her cat sit beeking in her yard, | To speak my errand, faith amonst I'm feard: | For Watt & Baillie Publishers & Stationers Leith 1. June 1808."; lower right: "Act II. Scene III."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.12.6
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron (main garment) | bowl | breeches | cap | cat (domestic cat) | chair | chickens | chicks | chimney | cottage | distaff | dress | farming | fence | genre subject | gesture | gutter (roadside element) | hut | illustration | jacket | kerchief | man | pastoral | peasants | poem | pole | rooster | spinning | staff | stream | thatched roof | tree | tub | waistcoat | woman
Associated Places:
Europe | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50687
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