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Creator Print made by Francis E. Adams, active ca.1760–1775, British
after Francis E. Adams, active ca.1760–1775, British
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title Heyday! Is This My Daughter Anne!
Date 1773
Medium Mezzotint and etching on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 × 10 1/16 inches (35.5 × 25.5 cm) Image: 12 7/8 x 10 inches (32.7 x 25.4 cm)
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Lettering
Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#297"; on back, lower right: "4 G(?) [...]", Lettered in black, lower left: "F. E. Adams invt. et fecit."; lower center: "HEYDAY! Is this my DAUGHTER ANNE! | Heyday! the country Matron in surprize, | Is this my Daughter thus bedizell'd? cries. | To Town she lately went a Damsel plain: | But scarcely now is to be known again. | That City to its Vanities has brought her, | And banish'd the good Housewifery I taught her. | Why, Child you'll frighten here our honest People: | They'll say you've on your Head a London Steeple."; lower right: "Publish'd Decr. 6. 1773 by John Bowles, No. 13 in Cornhill."
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accession Number B1970.3.820
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3623561
Subject Terms bonnet | bows (costume accessories) | cape | choker | costume | cottage | curls | daughter | dog (animal) | dresses | earrings | ermine | eyeglasses | fan | fashion | fence | flounces | genre subject | gesture | hat | humor | landscape | macaroni | mother | necklace | parody | ribbons | satire | stomacher | surprise | trees | trim | wig
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