A sailors marriage [graphic] / Woodward delin. ; Rowlandson sculp.
- A sailors marriage [graphic] / Woodward delin. ; Rowlandson sculp.
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
- Copyright Date
- [25 May 1805]
- "A sailor and his pregnant fiancée stand at left before a clergyman in a white surplice who stands at right, reading from papers inscribed 'Matrimony', and asking 'Wilt thou take this Woman to be thy wedded wife'; the sailor responds in affronted manner, asking 'do you doubt the word of a sailor'; an assisting cleric at right, wearing dark clothes and bands, drops his book in surprise."--British Museum online catalogue.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Title etched below image.
- 1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 26.5 x 34 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 8
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- still image
Satires (Visual works)--England--1805.
- Subject (Name)
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809, artist.
- Subject (Topic)
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- Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 2, page 408
- Orbis Record