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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
Title:

A Devilish good Parody: May we ne-er want a FRIEND or a Bottle to give him!!

Date:
1832
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 × 12 inches (45.7 × 30.5 cm), Plate: 13 3/4 × 9 3/4 inches (34.9 × 24.8 cm), and Image: 11 7/8 × 9 inches (30.2 × 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in image: "Should auld acquaintance be forgot | And ne'er be brought to mind; | Should auld acquaintance be forgot | An' days o' Lang Syne | An' we'll toom the stowp to friendships growth, | An' days o' Lang Syne, | For auld lang syne, &ce. | An here's a hand my trusty friend, | An' gees us a hand o' thine, | We'll take a cup o' kindness yet | For auld lang syne. | For auld lang syn my friend."; Lettered below image: "A Devilish good Parody | May we ne-er want a FRIEND or a Bottle to give him!! | Pub'd by D Smith 8 Castle St. Leicester Square.".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.17.4
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:81870
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