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The diversion of battledore and shittlecock : from an original design in Vauxhall Gardens.
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Diversion of battledore and shuttlecock
[London : Robert Sayer, ca. 1750]
1 print on laid paper : etching & engraving ; sheet 18 x 28 cm.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark resulting in loss of imprint. | Publisher inferred from another print in the series: The king and miller of Mansfied. | Publication date from an unverified card catalog record. | One of a series of engravings made from the paintings by Francis Hayman for the ballroom at Vauxhall Gardens in 1743.
In a large paneled room decorated with four paintings, a young couple play at battledore and shuttlecock. Another young woman, sitting on a low stool near the fireplace, appears to be keeping score.
Local Subjects:
  •  Temporary local subject terms: Games: battledore and shuttlecock -- Fireplaces -- Paintings -- Reference to Vauxhall Gardens.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Genre prints - England - 1750.
  • Engravings - England - London - 1750.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1750.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Hayman, Francis, 1708-1776, artist.
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