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Print made by Thomas Jones, active 1828
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875
The Allied Gourmands Taking a Luncheon; or the Turkey in Danger
Materials & Techniques:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 17 1/2 inches (29.2 × 44.5 cm), Plate: 9 7/8 × 13 3/4 inches (25.1 × 34.9 cm), Image: 8 × 12 5/8 inches (20.3 × 32.1 cm)

Watermark: Whatman Turkey Mill

Lettered above image, upper center: "TRIA JUNCTA IN UNO."; lettered in image: "Well, I suppose I too must eat | with you; but by George I am | afraid the TURKEY is | not honestly otain'd | Oh! never you mind how it is obtain'd | leave that to me - Egad I am so | hungry, I could eat the whole of it - with plenty of Gree(as)e and a little East | Indian Spice - which I think I shall soon possess. | Oh! I sall eat of de turkee | even if it sall came (from) old Nic | himself - because by Gar I - | sall can not help it. | I should like do have a slish | of de toorkey, but I subboze I | shall only com in for de bones | vat is left."; lettered below image: "T. Jones fec't | The ALLIED GOURMANDS taking a Luncheon; of (the) TURKEY in DANGER. | London Pub'd Feb'y 1st, 1828 by T. McLean. Haymarket.".

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