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A Touch on the Times

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Samuel W. Fores (London)
Date:
December 29, 1788
Medium:
Etching, hand colored
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 7/16 x 15 1/8 in. (26.5 x 38.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.274
Not on view
Signature: in ink lower right: "Etched by T. Rowlandson"

Inscription: in plate: "Pub-d. Dec-r 29. 1788 by S. Fores No. 3 Piccadilly"

Marking: watermark: Strassburg Lily & bend, G. R.
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins(sale Sotheby's Jan. 12, 1959); Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Grego, Rowlandson I.231 and II.392; British Museum Satires VI.7387
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