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Image ID:
lwlpr00112
Call Number:
776.00.00.28+
Title:
A Bagnigge Wells scene, or, No resisting temptation
Related Title:
No resisting temptation
Published:
[London] : Printed for Carington Bowles ... No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, 1776.
Description:
1 print : mezzotint, hand-colored ; plate mark 353 x 251 mm., on wove sheet 45 x 29 cm.
Notes:
Numbered in plate: 341. | Date estimated from George, v.5, Appendix, "Key to the dates of the series of mezzotints issued by Carington Bowles."
Reference:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 4, no. 4545
Summary:
In the garden of Bagnigge Wells surrounded by hedges, trees, and a fountain, a well dressed lady is plucking a rose, as another woman behind her looks on. The roof of the circular Temple is visible on the left. By the 1770s, the Bagnigge Wells resort was
Subjects:
  •  Clothing & dress - England - 1770-1780.
  • London (England) - Social life and customs - 18th century.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1776.
  • Mezzotints - England - London - 1776.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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