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Image ID:
lwlpr05239
Call Number:
783.10.21.01+
Creator:
Laurie, Robert, 1755?-1836, printmaker.
Title:
College breakfast J. Nixon invt. et fecit ; Robt. Laurie sculpsit.
Published:
[London] : Publish'd Octr. 21st, 1783 by J. Harris, Sweetings Alley, Cornhill, London, [1783]
Description:
1 print : stipple engraving with etching and roulette ; sheet (partially trimmed within plate mark) 31 x 32 cm.
Summary:
At one end of a long table, a cleric with crossed eyes and mortar board drinks tea. He appears to be suspended in the air (the chair is not drawn) and leans with his elbow on the Morning Herald on the table. At the other end, a yawning academic in an unb
Subjects:
  •  Clergy - England - 18th century.
  • Scholars.
  • Eating & drinking.
  • Interiors - England - 18th century.
  • Pets.
  • Rifles.
  • Hats.
  • Clothing & dress - England - 1780-1790.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1783.
  • Stipple engravings - England - London - 1783.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Nixon, John, d. 1818, artist.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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