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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    May 1805 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Argus, born 18 (artist)
    Williams (etcher)
    Knight, C. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand coloured etching cut within the plate, ink and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    S.4641-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print entitled 'The Effect of Whitbreads Entire or Wha Want a Guinea'. The pint shows Whitbread standing outside his ale house tankard in hand. William Pitt leans against the ale house in ill health whist Richard Brinsley Sheridan and Charles James Fox collect the guineas being purged from a vomiting Viscount Melville. Published in London by C. Knight.

Physical description

Etched and hand coloured print entitled 'The Effect of Whitbreads Entire or Wha Want a Guinea'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

May 1805 (published)

Artist/maker

Argus, born 18 (artist)
Williams (etcher)
Knight, C. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

hand coloured etching cut within the plate, ink and wash on paper

Dimensions

Height: 29.8 cm Print size, Width: 47.2 cm Print size

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'The Effect of Whitbreads Entire or Wha Want a Guinea'. Published in Lambeth by C. Knight and in London by Sobel in May 1805, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink; Wash

Techniques

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

Subjects depicted

Satire; Caricature

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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