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Children Relieving a Beggar Boy

Artist:
After Sir William Beechey (British, Burford, Oxfordshire 1753–1839 Hampstead)
Engraver:
Charles Wilkin (British, London 1750–1814 London)
Date:
1796
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 21 × 16 7/8 in. (53.3 × 42.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.600.735
Not on view
Signature: In plate: "Painted by W. Beechey Esqr. A.R.A. and Portrait Painter to Her Majesty / Engraved by C. Wilkin. / Published by W. Beechey, No. 8 George Street, Hanover Square, May 1. 1796"

Inscription: In plate below image: "Here poor Boy without a Hat Take this Ha'penny"
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