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Creator:
Print made by William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Title:

Thoughts on Matrimony

Date:
1786
Medium:
Stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 7/16 × 9 3/16 inches (31.6 × 23.3 cm), Plate: 10 3/16 × 8 1/4 inches (25.9 × 21 cm), and Image: 8 × 6 7/8 inches (20.3 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "250"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Design'd by J.R.Smith."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.Ward"; lettered, lower center: "THOUGHTS on MATRIMONY. | Take thus much of my counsel, marry not in haste; for she | that takes the best of Husbands, puts but on a golden fetter" | London Publish'd May 25th.1786 by J.R.Smith N.83 Oxford Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.663
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:6414
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