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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Title:

Like Mistress, Like Maid

Date:
1781
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/8 × 10 1/4 inches (36.5 × 26 cm), Plate: 14 × 10 inches (35.6 × 25.4 cm), and Image: 13 × 10 inches (33 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper right: "27.728"; lower right: "#165 | S.200"

Lettered inside image, upper right: "Dealer in | Spiritous | Liquors | [...]unds | &c"; upper right: "B"; lettered below image: "Like Mistress - Like Maid. | Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging, and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. Proverbs Ch.X, verse 1st. | 438 | Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Published as the Act directs."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.813
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6403
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