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Image ID:
lwlpr01405
Call Number:
750.00.00.14
Title:
Playing the game at quadrille : from an original painting in Vauxhall Gardens.
Published:
[London : Robert Sayer, ca. 1750]
Description:
1 print on laid paper : etching & engraving ; sheet 18 x 28 cm.
Notes:
Sheet trimmed within plate mark resulting in loss of imprint. | Publisher inferred from another print in the series: The king and miller of Mansfied. | One of a series of engravings made from the paintings by Francis Hayman for the ballroom at Vauxhall Gardens in 1743.
Summary:
Two ladies and two gentlemen play at cards in a richly furnished room while another lady and a gentleman look on. In the background on the left a serving maid prepares tea with the help of a black boy in livery.
Local Subjects:
  •  Temporary local subject terms: Furniture: card table -- Furniture: tea table -- Furnishing: carpet -- Tea service -- Domestic service: serving maid -- Domestic service: black child -- Card playing: quadrille -- 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.
  • Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794, publisher.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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