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Creator:
Print made by Rowney & Forster, active 1820–1822
after John Augustus Atkinson, 1775–1831, British
Title:

May Day

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Fairs

Date:
after 1821
Medium:
Lithograph with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 8 5/8 x 12 9/16 inches (21.9 x 31.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "8 1/2 x 12 3/8"; on back, center left: "L"; on back, lower left: "4 plates | aoo"; on back, lower right: "56725/4 | LV-"

Lettered in black ink, within image, lower right: "I A Atkinson"; within image, lower right, on paper pasted to sheet: "MAY DAY"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.524
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basket | bonnets | boys | breeches | broom | cart | children | cityscape | cobblestones | costume | dancing | dresses | fair | festival | flounces | gates | genre subject | girl | hats | horses (animals) | leisure | May Day | men | plumes | ribbons | ruffles | ruffs | shovel | street | table spoon | trees | trousers | wagon | wall | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52836
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