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Creator:
Print made by Isaac Cruikshank, 1756–1810, British
Published by S. W. Fores, 1761–1838, British
Title:
A Flight Across the Herring Pool
Date:
1800
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 × 15 1/2 inches (24.4 × 39.4 cm), Plate: 9 × 15 3/8 inches (22.9 × 39.1 cm), and Image: 9 × 15 3/8 inches (22.9 × 39.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite: "M___ L. 138"

Lettered in image: "Elder Brother | of the Trinity House | A Secretary | Gov.r of the Bank | in Scotland | A Commisioner | for India affair | A Commisioner of | Chelsea Hospital | A Governor of | Greenwich Hosp.t | Treasuere of | the Navy | Custos Rotulorum | for Middlesex | Patent Printer of the | Bible in Scotland | Chancellor of the | University of St. Andrew's | Joint Keeper of the | Signet in Scotland | Gov.t of the Charter | House | If you've any conscience | at a', heres enough to satisfy | yo a'. | Come on my little Fellows- | There's plenty of room for | you all- the Budget | is not half full | IMPERIAL POUCH | very snug and convenient | Brother. I assure you. | Och. Och=do no | leave us-Consider your | Old House. I will look like | a big Walnut shell- | without a Kernal"; lettered below image: "Pub: by S.W. Fores 50 Piccadilly june 20th 1800 | NB Folios of Caricatures Lent | A FLIGHT Across the Herring Pool | IC".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.17.6
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:81872
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