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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:
Glaud and Peggy
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 1/4 x 7 15/16 inches (26.1 x 20.1 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 x 7 1/16 inches (22.6 x 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "D. Allan inv et Aq. tinta fect."; lower center: "While Peggy laces up her bosom fair, | Wi a blue snood Jenny binds up her hair, | Glaud by his morning ingle takes a beek, | The rising sun shines motty thro the reek | A pipe his mouth, the lasses please his een, | And now and then his joke maun interveen. | For Watt & Baillie Publishers & Stationers Leith 1 June 1808."; lower right: "Act V Scene II."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.12.13
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aprons | barrel | basket | bench | birds | bonnets | bowl | breeches (trousers) | cane | cat (Felidae) | cauldron | chairs | chickens | chicks | cloth | coats | cooking | counter | cupboards | dishes | dog (animal) | dresses | elderly | fire | flue | food | genre subject | gesture | hat | housewife (person) | illustration | interior | kerchief | labor | meat | men | mirror | onions | pastoral | peasants | pipe | poem | posts | rafters | smoking | spoons | straw | sunlight | tub | windows | women | working
Associated Places:
Europe | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50694
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