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St James's Park

Print
1790 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Print, in an oval border, depicting a solder and his family drinking milk from the cows in St. James's Park. The soldier rests against a table at the centre of the picture, with his arms folded, and faces right; slightly to the left is a young boy, holding a cup and attracting the attention of a milkmaid. On the right sits a woman with a young boy on her lap and a young girl standing beside her. There is a dog in the foreground of the picture.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour stipple engraving, with additional colour by hand
Brief Description
Colour stipple engraving with additional hand colouring. François David Soiron after a work by George Morland. St. James's Park, published by T. Gaugain in 1790.
Physical Description
Print, in an oval border, depicting a solder and his family drinking milk from the cows in St. James's Park. The soldier rests against a table at the centre of the picture, with his arms folded, and faces right; slightly to the left is a young boy, holding a cup and attracting the attention of a milkmaid. On the right sits a woman with a young boy on her lap and a young girl standing beside her. There is a dog in the foreground of the picture.
Dimensions
  • Cut to height: 46cm
  • Cut to width: 53cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963. London: HMSO, 1964.
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'St James's Park' (Lettered with the title)
  • 'Painted by G. Morland Engraved by F. D. Soiron' (Lettered at the lower edge of the print)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mrs M. V. Cunliffe
Object history
This print is a companion to 'A Tea Garden', E.130-1963
Production
Attribution note: Printed from one plate
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Associated Object
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
E.131-1963

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record createdDecember 9, 2005
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