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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, Symon and Sir William Worthy
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 15/16 inches (28.3 x 22.7 cm), Plate: 10 3/8 x 7 7/8 inches (26.3 x 20 cm), and Image: 9 x 7 1/16 inches (22.9 x 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "Bauldy. Ah! Sir the witch ca'd Mause. | That wins abova the Mill among the haws, | As she had tristed, I met wi'er this night | But may nae friend o'mine get [...] a fright! | For Watt & Baillie Publishers & Stationers Leith 1 June 1808."; lower right: "Act V Scene I."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.12.12
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | breeches | brocade | caps | coats | cottage | cradle | curtains | door | gesture | gun (small arm) | illustration | interior | jackets | ladder | literary theme | men | pastoral | peasants | poem | pointing | pot | rafters | shepherd | shirts | slippers | surprise | talking | tub | woman
Associated Places:
Europe | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50693
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