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Creator:
Print made by William Heath, 1795–1840, British
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:
Druming Out. Or Making an Example of a Mutineer
Date:
ca. 1827
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 × 17 inches (30.2 × 43.2 cm), Plate: 10 1/2 × 14 7/8 inches (26.7 × 37.8 cm), and Image: 9 1/2 × 14 1/8 inches (24.1 × 35.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside of image: "Oh that foolish vote - | and worse than all the cursed | letter - resign I never though | of such a measure. | What? encourage Meeting - no, no - decision is my motto | come turn out you shall not stay in my corps | discipline must be kept up - Attention there in | the Ranks Attention - let this be a warning to you - | We shall turn | our backs on him. | Liverpool | EAS_ | RETE_ | Take him at his word A___ | let him go -- | If after taking | such a step | my holding | office should | be felt | embarrassing | to the Adm | inistration | I'm ready | to resign. | Proposed New Administration."; lettered below image: "he don't seem | is like being turned | out | Pub. De | DRUMING OUT. OR MAKING AN EXAMPLE OF A MUTINEER. | Pub by T. McLean 26 Haymarket.".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.17.44
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:81910
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