Comedy spectators [graphic] / Rowlandson 1789. Tragedy spectators.
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- Comedy spectators [graphic] / Rowlandson 1789. Tragedy spectators.
- Alternative Title
- Tragedy spectators.
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
- Published / Created
- 1789 October 8
- Copyright Date
- [8 October 1789]
- Publication Place
- S. W. Fores, No. 3 Piccadilly
"Two designs on one plate. Above, a group of spectators seated in a gallery and watching a comedy, all intent and either amused or surprised. Below, a similar group, all of whom weep or look distressed. A man holds a smelling-bottle to a lady's nose (right). A play-bill is inscribed 'Romeo and Juliet' (reversed)."--British Museum online catalogue.
Each title etched below corresponding image.
Printmaker signature etched within top image in bottom right; imprint statement etched within lower image in bottom right.
Reissue of a plate originally published by T. Rowlandson in 1787; publisher name changed in imprint statement and the year in printmaker signature and imprint changed from "1787" to "1789". Cf. Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist v. 1, pages 217-19.
- 1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 37 x 26 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 3
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- Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 6, no. 7606
- Orbis Record
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