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Print made by Richard Newton, 1777–1798, British, A Clerical Alphabet, 1795
A Clerical Alphabet
- Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 18 × 25 3/4 inches (45.7 × 65.4 cm)
Extensive lettering, above each figure. Lettered lower left:"Drawn and Etch'd by Rd Newton 1795" ; center: "London. Pubd. by Willm. Holland. 50 Oxford Street July 21, 1795. Holland's Exhibition is now open -admittance one shilling. | Note _The Idea of this Print originated with Mr. W-n, who wrote the 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and the two last lines_All the rest were written by Mr. Holland. ; lower: "A Clerical Alphabet."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of William S. Konecky
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
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