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Image ID:
lwlpr04090
Call Number:
766.09.16.01+
Title:
The fond parents
Published:
London : Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett No. 53 Fleet Street as the act directs, 16 Sepr. 1776.
Description:
1 print : mezzotint ; plate mark 152 x 112 mm., on sheet 20 x 15 cm.
Notes:
Title from caption etched below image.
Summary:
A man in uniform sits in front of a fireplace lifting a small child. The mother is seated nearby with two other children, one playing a drum. An old man leans on a chair, a bed visible behind him, while at his feet lies a game bag containing a rabbit. On
Subjects:
  •  Family life - England.
  • Children & adults.
  • Domestic life - England - 18th century.
  • Interiors - England - 18th century.
  • Clothing & dress - England - 1770-1780.
  • Drums.
  • Lanterns.
  • Chairs - England - 18th century.
  • England - Social conditions - 18th century.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Genre prints - England - 1776.
  • Mezzotints - England - London - 1776.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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