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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after John Sanders, 1768–1826, British
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:
The Bread and Butter Manufactory, or the Humors of Bagnigge Wells
Date:
1783
Medium:
Mezzotint and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 7/8 x 13 3/4in. (25.1 x 34.9cm) and Sheet: 11 x 16 1/4in. (27.9 x 41.3cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "281"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper right: "#186"

Lettered below image: "Printed for Carington Bowles, No.69 in St.Paul's Church Yard, | 272 | The Bread and Butter Manufactory, or the Humors of Bagnigge Wells. | London. Published as the Act directs."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.769
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5814
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