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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    5th March 1802 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Williams (artist)
    S. W. Fores (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand coloured etching, ink and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    S.4606-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print entitled 'The New and Elegant St. Giles's Cage. Erected on Purpose forthe Dilletante Theatrical Society', a satire on the amateur theatre group the Pic Nic Society. Published in London by S. W. Fores.

Physical description

Etched and hand coloured print entitled 'The New and Elegant St. Giles's Cage. Erected on Purpose forthe Dilletante Theatrical Society'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

5th March 1802 (published)

Artist/maker

Williams (artist)
S. W. Fores (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

hand coloured etching, ink and wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'not Mrs Billington'
Written in pencil on back of print.

Dimensions

Height: 19.4 cm Print size, Width: 23.2 cm Print size

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'The New and Elegant St. Giles's Cage. Erected on Purpose forthe Dilletante Theatrical Society'. Published in London by S. W. Fores on 5th March 1802, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink; Wash

Techniques

Print-making; Etching (corroding); Painting; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Caricature; Satire

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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