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Creator:
unknown artist, (Hablot K. Browne or Cruikshank?)
Title:

A Fashion in 1845

Additional Title(s):

Shakespeare a Little Altered

Verso: Man with an Umbrella

Date:
ca. 1845
Medium:
Graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper mounted on thick, smooth, blue card
Dimensions:
Mount: 16 × 11 1/2 inches (40.6 × 29.2 cm) and Sheet: 9 5/8 × 5 1/8 inches (24.4 × 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "Hello! this is [...] more | I swear(?) to bed with"; lower center: "Pin for your scarf Sir - you Sir - here's an | article we're selling a j[...] many of-"; on mount, center left: "Shakespeare a little altered | "He lived not wisely but | too well""; on mount, lower center: "A Fashion in 1845 | "A Pin for your scarf, Sir? Heres an Article we have | Sold a great many of."; on mount, lower right: "Hablot K. Brown or Cruikshank? C. Denison"; on back of mount, lower right: "225"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2009.9.206
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | fashion | genre subject | humor | injury | men | merchant | nose | parody | resting | satire | selling | store | top hat | umbrella
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:61765
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