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The sailor's present, or, The jealous clown from the original picture by John Collet in the possession of Carington Bowles.
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Jealous clown
[London] : Printed for & sold by Carington Bowles at his map & print warehouse, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, published as the act directs [1778?]
1 print : mezzotint, hand-colored ; plate mark 352 x 251 mm. on sheet 42 x 30 cm.
Date surmised from George, v. 5, Appendix, "Key to the dates of the series of Mezzotints issued by Carington Bowles." | Numbered in lower left of plate 385.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 5, no. 4559
In a country setting with cows and a windmill in the background, a young milkmaid sits on a bench under an oak tree, receiving a ribbon from a young sailor seated beside her. Another young girl looks on from behind, while the milkmaid's country suitor st
  •  Military uniforms - British - 18th century.
  • Clothing & dress - England - 1770-1780.
  • Sailors - British - 18th century.
  • Hats.
  • Couples.
  • Windmills.
  • Dairy farming.
  • Cows.
  • Dogs.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Mezzotints - England - London - 1778.
  • Hand-colored illustrations.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Collet, John, 1725?-1780, artist.
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