A rotation office [graphic] / H.W.
- A rotation office [graphic] / H.W.
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
- Published / Created
- 1774 June 8
- Copyright Date
- [8 June 1774]
- Publication Place
- H. Humphry, Bond Street
- "A London justice of peace seated behind a table in his office, his hands clasped. On his right and left are three men holding their hats and canes, who may be either justices or visitors. At the end of the table (left), sits the justice's clerk writing with his left hand. On the wall over the presiding justice's head is a placard, "Robbery, Murder ... Beware of Justice"."--British Museum online catalogue.
Printmaker identified as Rowlandson in the British Museum catalogue.
Sheet trimmed to plate mark.
The initials "H.W." suggest the design is after Henry Wigstead. See British Museum catalogue.
Title etched below image.
- 1 print : etching with aquatint in brown ink on laid paper, hand-colored ; sheet 12.1 x 17.8 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 1
- Collection Title
- The political and humourous works of Thomas Rowlandson, 1774-1825
- Collection/Other Creator
- Harvey, Francis
- Collection Created
- Container / Volume Information
- Vol. 1 (Box 1 of 2) | Folder I-3
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- still image
Annotations (Provenance)--18th century.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1774.
- Subject (Name)
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
Humphrey, Hannah, active 1774-1817, publisher.
Riviere & Son Binding.
Wigstead, Henry, artist.
Access And Usage Rights
- The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
- Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5273 and Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 1, page 96
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