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Creator:
Print made by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Published by S. W. Fores, 1761–1838, British
Title:

Propagation of a Lie (Center)

Part Of:

Collective Title: Propagation of a Lie

Date:
1794
Medium:
Stipple engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper (printed on three plates joined together, now detached)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 13/16 × 24 5/8 inches (30 × 62.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered within image, above figures, upper left: "O La! | Dear me you don't say so?"; center: "Heigh ho. | O Fye."; upper right: "Indeed! | There now."; below image, center: "Publish'd March 15th. 1794 by S.W. Fores No. 3 Piccadilly where may be had all Mr. Bunbury's & Rowlandson's works."; below: "The Propagation of a Lie."; below: "From an Original Drawing by H. Bunbury Esq. in the Possession of John Hayne. Esqr._Bath."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of William S. Konecky
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2015.9.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:71659
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