The Husband's Fortune Told
- ca. 1768
- Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Plate: 10 x 13 7/8in. (25.4 x 35.2cm) and Sheet: 11 x 16 1/4in. (27.9 x 41.3cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "AD 1768"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center right: "#159"
Lettered below image: "Published as the Act directs | The Husband's Fortune Told. | Printed for Carington Bowles, Map & Printseller, at No.69 St. Pauls Church Yard, London."; below image: "When gay Eighteen to Sixty weds, | How just the Scheme of sep'rate Beds, | This Dotard needs no Gipsy's Prate, | His Wife and Betty know his Fate."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century, The Husband's Fortune Told, ca. 1768
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