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Image ID:
lwlpr04284
Call Number:
778.01.01.04
Title:
Miss Wicket and Miss Trigger ... from the original picture by John Collet, in the possession of Carington Bowles.
Published:
[London] : Printed for Carington Bowles, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, publish'd as the Act directs [after January 1, 1778?]
Description:
1 print : mezzotint with etching ; plate mark 152 x 114 mm., on sheet 17 x 13 cm.
Notes:
Title from item. | Verse follows title: Miss Trigger you see is an excellent shot. And forty-five notches Miss Wicket's just got. | Date from George, v. 5, Appendix, "Key to the dates of the series of Mezzotints issued by Carington Bowles." | Numbered in plate at lower left: 276. | Reduced version of no. 4555 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5.
Summary:
Two well-dressed young ladies meet before a farm house. On the left, Miss Wicket leans on her cricket-bat turning towards Miss Trigger who advances with her dogs, holding aloft a pheasant and two partidges, as she tramples a paper marked "Effeminacy
Subjects:
  •  Women - Recreation.
  • Sports for women - Great Britain.
  • Gender identity.
  • Cricket players - England - 18th century.
  • Hunting dogs.
  • Game bird hunting - England - 18th century.
  • Clothing & dress - England - 18th century.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1778.
  • Mezzotints - England - London - 1778.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Collet, John, 1725?-1780, artist.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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