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Creator:
John Leech, 1817–1864, British
Title:
Pot Valiant: Scene in a Tap-Room
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, smooth, blue wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 x 6 15/16in. (22.9 x 17.6cm) and Sheet: 8 5/8 × 6 7/8 inches (21.9 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on separate pieced of wove paper attached to new insert in pen and brown ink: "Pot Valiant"; and: "NOW THEN YOUNG FELLER, DO' YER KNOW WHERE YOU'RE A GOING?/ THIS HERE'S THE TAP-ROOM, O, IF YER WILL GO INTO OUR/ PARLOUR/ SHALL ONLY HAVE TO COME AND PUT YER OUT YER KNOW."

Collector's mark: "TEL"

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "John Leech"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6040
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | genre subject | porter | server | working
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6309
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