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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
after John Collet, ca. 1725–1780, British
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:
Miss Wicket and Miss Trigger
Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/2 × 11 1/2 inches (47 × 29.2 cm), Plate: 14 x 9 7/8in. (35.6 x 25.1cm), and Image: 12 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (32.7 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "#188"

Lettered inside image, lower center: "Effeminacy"; below image: "Miss Wicket and Miss Trigger. | Miss Trigger you see is an excellent Shot, And Forty five Notches Miss Wicket's just got. | From the Original Picture by John Collet, in the possession of Carington Bowles. | 370 | Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Published as the Act directs."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.775
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Three Centuries of Comic Art-Eighteenth Century Satire: John Collet (Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1998-06-06 - 1998-08-23)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5802
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