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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Published by William Humphrey, 1745–1810, British
Title:
The Case is Altered
Date:
1784
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/8 × 13 1/8 inches (23.8 × 33.3 cm), Plate: 9 × 13 inches (22.9 × 33 cm), and Image: 9 × 13 inches (22.9 × 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "29, Apr, 1784"; inscribed on verso in graphite: illegible

Lettered inside image: "LINCOLN | I will drive you to Lincoln where | you may superinted the small beer & brick | dust | I always was a poor dog | But now I am worse than ever | Alas poor Wray | The LINCOLN | SHIRE CARAVAN | for PAUPERS"; lettered below image: "THE CASE IS ALTERED. | Rowlandson fecit | London, Published & sold by W. Humphrey No. 3 Lancaster Court"; lettered pasted on image: "REPARTEE--A gentleman, who had a remark- | ably red face, traveling through Sussex, just after | one of the powder-mills had blown up, met with a | proprietor, and asked him the way to the powder | mills; the gentleman shook his head, and replied, | 'No, Sir, you will excuse me; I have met | with one accident already this week--turn to your | right, there is a water-mill, you can do no harm | there."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.17.7
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:81873
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