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Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
[Rainbow Tavern in Fleet Street in 1800]
Related Title:
Wheatshief Eating House, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street | Wheatsheaf Eating House, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street | Table d'hote
[London] : [s.n.], [not before 1828]
1 print : etching, hand-colored, on wove paper ; plate mark 15.3 x 25 cm., on sheet 19 x 27 cm.
Printmaker and title from Grego. | Publication date from watermark. | Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires. | Title on the original drawing (now in private hands): The Wheatshief Eating House, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street. See Bridgeman Art database. | Later reprint in Caricatures / drawn & etched by those celebrated artists Gillray, Rowlandson, Cruikshanks, &c. (London, 1836) is titled: Table d'hote. | Restrike of a print listed by Joseph Grego in Rowlandson the caricaturist, London, Chatto and Windus, 1880, v.2, p. 19.
In a tavern diners eat eagerly as they sit crowded around tables each covered in white linen and divided from each other by curtains. A waiter delivers a covered tureen to the table on the right as he crosses pathes with the waitress hurrying to the left
  •  Clocks.
  • Dogs.
  • Eating & drinking.
  • Interiors.
  • Waiters.
  • Waitresses.
  • Taverns (Inns)
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1800.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1828.
  • Watermarks (Paper) - J Whatman - 1828.
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