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Image ID:
lwlpr04337
Call Number:
778.11.02.01.1+
Title:
Return from the grand tour
Edition:
[1st state].
Published:
[Oxford : Campione, November, 1778]
Description:
1 print : etching with drypoint; sheet 28 x 44 cm.
Notes:
Title from item. | Imperfect; trimmed within plate mark. | First state, with title almost removed from plate. | Artist's initials and imprint from photocopy of later state. | Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Summary:
A dandified young man carrying muff and walking stick is met by a portly older bewigged gentleman (possibly his father or an innkeeper) before an inn. The young man is followed by 3 porters carrying baggage, including 2 sailors the last carrying 2 pistol
Subjects:
  •  Sedan chairs.
  • Travel.
  • Dandies - England - 18th century.
  • Clothing & dress - England - 1770-1780.
  • Taverns (Inns) - England - 18th century.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Etchings - England - Oxford - 1778.
  • Satires (Visual works) - England - 1778.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  G.L.S., artist.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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