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The Parachute or a Sage Lady's Second Experiment

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Date:
September 1785
Medium:
Hand-colored etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 in. × 10 1/8 in. (35.5 × 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.533.97
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate below image:"The Parachute or a Sage Lady's Second Experiment. / "Talk of a Coronation–! A Balloon–Pshaw! nothing nothing Vide Peeping Tom" "; within image:"Pub-d Sept-r 1785 by"
Francis Harvey (British, active by 1859–died 1899); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959; Vendor: Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959
Not in Grego, or British Museum Satires
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, Not listed.

Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, Not listed.



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