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Creator:
Print made by Richard Newton, 1777–1798, British
Published by William Holland, 1757–1815, British
Title:
A Clerical Alphabet
Date:
1795
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 × 25 3/4 inches (45.7 × 65.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B2015.9.6
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:71663
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