George Fox Shows His Leather Breeches at Hellett
- Part Of:
- between 1890 and 1911
- Etching and drypoint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
- 7 15/16 x 9 15/16 inches (20.1 x 25.3 cm), 5 15/16 x 7 15/16 inches (15.1 x 20.1 cm), and 5 3/8 x 7 7/8 inches (13.6 x 20 cm)
Lettered in black ink, lower center: "And there was a Captain stoode uppe after ye meeting was donne and asked mee where my Leather Britches was.? and I lett ye Man run | on awile and att last I helde uppe my Coate and saide 'Heere is my leather Britches which frightens all ye Priests and Professors."; lower right: "George Fox his Journal."
Signed in graphite, lower right: "Robert Spence"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the George School, Newtown, Pennsylvania
- Copyright Status:
- © Estate of the Artist
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- benches | breeches (trousers) | capes | chairs | coats | hats | historical subject | illustration | meeting | men | Quaker meeting house | Religious Society of Friends | staffs
- Associated People:
- Fox, George (1624–1691), a founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
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Print made by Robert Spence, 1871–1964, British, George Fox Shows His Leather Breeches at Hellett, between 1890 and 1911
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