A brace of public guardians [graphic] / Rowlandson delt. & sculp.
- A brace of public guardians [graphic] / Rowlandson delt. & sculp.
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker, artist.
- Copyright Date
- [10 July 1800]
- "Design in two compartments; the left-hand side, a judge declaiming with eyes directed upwards, while another seated beneath his gaze, in the foreground r, exchanges money with a desperate-looking man; the right-hand side, a night-watchman armed with truncheon and rattle, oblivious to two men putting a ladder to a window at left, and an officer embracing a young woman in a sentry-box to right."--British Museum online catalogue.
Described in Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 1, page 328 with the additional subtitles 'A court of justice - a watchman', and dated 15 June 1796.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Title etched below image.
Two designs on one plate.
- 1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 37.4 x 51.5 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 7
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