Taylor turn'd lord [graphic] / Rowlandson 1812.
- Taylor turn'd lord [graphic] / Rowlandson 1812.
- Alternative Title
- Tailor turned lord and Taylor turned lord
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
- Copyright Date
- An obese man in elegant dress struts down Fleet Street as his fellow tailors roar with laughter at his pompous attire. In the background, a woman (his wie?) put signs on the sides of the shops advertising breeches and other haberdashery. A dog barks as he looks up at the elegantly dressed pretender.
A detail from a 1805 print by Rowlandson: Recovery of a dormant title, or, A breeches maker become a lord.
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 with stipple on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 30.1 x 23 cm, on sheet 34 x 25 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 8
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- still image
Satires (Visual works)--England--1812.
- Subject (Name)
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
- Subject (Topic)
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