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Stewart, Graham, d. 1786, printmaker.
Beating up for fencibles Graham Stewart, sculp.
[Dublin? : s.n., ca. 1780?]
1 print : etching & engraving ; plate mark 183 x 233 mm., on sheet 20 x 25 cm.
Title from item. | Place of publication suggested by engraver's name, possibly identifiable with Graham Stewart the wood-engraver who died in 1786 (cf. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish artists). | Date based on that suggested for no. 5796 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5. | Title in the BMC: Beating up for recruits, originally designed by Robert Dighton.
Outside a country tavern, a recruiting officer with a sword in his right hand holds up a purse in his left, facing right before 4 grotesquely drawn long-haired yokels who grin foolishly at the prospect. Behind the officer stands a drummer wearing a grena
  •  Recruiting & enlistment - England - 18th century.
  • Military uniforms - British - 18th century.
  • Hats.
  • Drums.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Etchings - Ireland - 1780.
  • Engravings - Ireland - 1780.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Dighton, Robert, 1752-1814, artist.
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