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Creator:
Print made by Giles Grinagain, British, 1801 - 1807, British
Published by Samuel Howitt, 1756–1822, British
Title:
Running Away with an Heiress
Date:
1802
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 9 1/4 inches (20.3 × 23.5 cm) and Image: 7 × 8 1/2 inches (17.8 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in image: "How I do long for the | Blacksmith! | When shall | we get to Gretna Green! | I think I have got a great | prize at last! 40.000 £ | in Bank Stock is a weighty | Consideration!"; lettered below image, lower center: "Giles Grinagain inv'd et fecit | RUNNING AWAY WITH AN HEIRESS. | Published Jan'y. 1st 1802. by S. Howitt, Panton Street, Haymarket.".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.17.20
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:81886
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