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Image ID:
lwlpr15203
Call Number:
Drawings W87 no. 40
Creator:
Woodward, G. M. ca. 1760-1809, artist.
Title:
An advertisement for a husband! Woodward delin.
Published:
London, 1803.
Description:
1 drawing : watercolor ; sheet 33 x 44.8 cm.
Notes:
Artist's signature and title inscribed in black ink in the artist's hand below image. | Publication line inscribed in ink below image for possible later print: London, Pubd. Jany. 1, 1803 by William Holland, No. 11 Cockspur Street, removed from Oxford Street.
Summary:
A footman leads a parson and six prospective suitors that have arrived in response to an advertisement for a husband posted by an 'old maid'. The bachelors include a Welshman, a Scotsman, and a doctor that offer flatteries while waiting, "Splutter h
Provenance:
Leverhulme-Auchincloss, vol. x.
Copy Specific Notes:
Captions inscribed in ink next to several figures in the image.
Subjects:
  •  Single women.
  • Bachelors.
  • Marriage proposals.
  • Older people.
  • Cats.
  • Hearing aids.
  • Humorous pictures.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1803.
  • Watercolors - British - 18th century.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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