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Image ID:
lwlpr10998
Call Number:
Drawings W87 no. 22
Creator:
Woodward, G. M. ca. 1760-1809, artist.
Title:
A new way to find out a customer!! Woodward delin.
Published:
London, 1800.
Description:
1 drawing : wash and watercolor ; sheet 35.4 x 48.2 cm.
Notes:
Author's signature and title inscribed in black ink below image in the artist's hand. | Imprint statement inscribed in brown ink in anticipation of future print based on the image: London : Pubd. March 1800 by Willm. Holland, No. 11 Cockspur Street.
Summary:
An innkeeper uses a bellows to clear heavy dense tobacco smoke from the tavern interior in response to a servant trying to identify his master in the crowd. The innkeeper proclaims "You say you want a little gentlemen in a brown wig. I have really s
Provenance:
Abbott & Holder ;
Copy Specific Notes:
Notes about any inscriptions.
Subjects:
  •  Smoking.
  • Tobacco pipes.
  • Bellows.
  • Taverns (Inns).
  • Servants.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Watercolors - British - 19th century.
  • Wash drawings - British - 19th century.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
    View record in ORBIS
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