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Administring the oath at Highgate
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Administering the oath at Highgate
[London] : Printed for & sold by Bowles & Carver, No. 69 St. Paul's Church Yard, London, [not before 1793]
1 print on laid paper : etching ; plate mark 17.6 x 27.6 cm., on sheet 19 x 29 cm.
Title from caption etched below image. | After Dighton. See Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., Watercolours by Robert Dighton, 23 February 1978, Lot 80, for original drawing. | Publication date inferred from the date of partnership formed by Henry Carington Bowles and Carver after Carington Bowles's death in 1792. See H.R. Plomer's Dictionaries of printers and booksellers. | Plate numbered '3' in upper left corner. | Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Local Subjects:
  •  Temporary local subject terms: Locations: London, Highgate -- Buildings: Wrights Tavern -- Architectural details: window with bull's eye glass -- Street scenes: Highgate -- Market baskets -- Oaths -- Horse troughs -- Signs: signposts.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1793.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1793.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Dighton, Robert, 1752-1814, artist.
  • Bowles & Carver, publisher.
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