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Image ID:
lwlpr08364
Call Number:
794.10.26.01+
Creator:
Newton, Richard, 1777-1798, printmaker.
Title:
A night mare drawn and etch'd by Rd. Newton.
Published:
London : Pub. by W. Holland, October 26, 1794, No. 50 Oxford Steet [sic], [26 Oct. 1794]
Description:
1 print on wove paper : etching with aquatint, hand-colored ; plate mark 27 x 33 cm., on sheet 27 x 34 cm.
Notes:
Title etched below image. | Description based on imperfect impression; sheet trimmed to plate mark at top and bottom.
Reference:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 7, no. 8555
Summary:
A man looks up in horror at the image of a demon, smoking a pipe and holding a lantern, sitting astride his sleeping wife beside him in their truckle bed. A horse looks on, his head poking through the casement window. Beside their bed is a candle, chamb
Subjects:
  •  Bedrooms.
  • Demons.
  • Nightmares.
  • Spouses.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Puns (Visual works).
  • Aquatints - England - London - 1794.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1794.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Holland, William, fl. 1782-1817, publisher.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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