A journeyman parson going on duty [graphic].
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- A journeyman parson going on duty [graphic].
- Published / Created
- 9 Novr. 1785.
- Publication Place
- Printed for & sold by Carington Bowles, No. 69, St. Paul's Church Yard, London. Published as the act directs
"Satire: a parson saying farewell to his family as he prepares to ride off on his unkempt horse to give a 'Charity Sermon'; they stand outside a thatched cottage on the right and a milestone indicates that they are 70 miles from London; their small boy holds a copy of 'The Youth's Instructor'."--British Museum online catalogue, description of earlier issue
Probable reissue of no. 3756 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, pt. 2. Original issue without imprint date; dated in the Catalogue ca. 1760.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Plate numbered '564' in lower left corner.
After Dighton. Cf. Sotheby's catalog.
Temporary local subject terms: Clergy: journeyman parson -- Signs: milestones -- Cottages: exterior -- Architectural details: windows with diamond pattern -- Country churches -- Country houses -- Charity sermons -- Male costume: fastening on sleeves of shirt -- Children's costume: young boy -- Baby -- Hats: mob-cap -- Horses.
- 1 print : sheet 36 x 26 cm
- Lewis Walpole Library
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Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Satires (Visual works) England 1785
Mezzotints England London 1785
- mezzotint ; and wove paper hand-colored.
- Resource Type
- still image
England > 1785
England > London > 1785
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