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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

When Swift They Saw John Gilpin Ride, Bare-Headed as Before

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink and watercolor on thick, moderately textured, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 3/4 × 4 inches (9.5 × 10.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribe in graphite, lower center: "When Swift They Saw John Gilpin Ride/ Bare-Headed as Before". Inscribed, in ink, recto, upper center: "Edmonton and WINE DINNER".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.101
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
balcony | caricature | crowd | dog (animal) | dust | horse (animal) | literary theme | race | riding (traveling) | stirrups
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8034
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