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Fillial Affection, or a Trip to Gretna Green

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Date:
December 1785
Medium:
Hand-colored etching with aquatint
Dimensions:
image: 10 1/2 x 17 in. (26.7 x 43.2 cm) sheet: 11 15/16 x 17 5/8 in. (30.4 x 44.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.119
Not on view
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 13, 2001–November 4, 2001.

Grego, Rowlandson I.171(Dec. 1785) and II.390 (Dec. 15, 1785); British Museum Satires VI.6861
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