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Creator:
Print made by Giovanni Vendramini, 1769–1839
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801
Published by Colnaghi, established 1760, active ca. 1785–1911
Title:

Knives, Scissors, and Razors to Grind

Additional Title(s):

Cries of London: Plate 6

Couteaux, Ciseaux, Rasoirs a repasser

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cries of London

Date:
1795
Materials & Techniques:
Color printed etching, aquatint, and stipple engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 × 12 inches (40.6 × 30.5 cm), Image: 14 × 10 7/8 inches (35.6 × 27.6 cm), Plate: 15 5/8 × 11 5/8 inches (39.7 × 29.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by F. Wheatley R.A."; lower right: "Engraved by G. Vendramini."; lower center: "CRIES | of | LONDON | Plate 6th | Knives, Scissors, and Razors to Grind. | Couteaux, Ciseaux, Rasoirs a repasser. | London Pub.d as the Act Directs. Jan. 1, 1795 by Colnaghi & Co. No. 132 Pall Mall."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1684
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54785
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