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Scotch Peasants

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Simson, William, born 1800 - died 1847 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks

  • Museum number:

    FA.86

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 73, box A

Physical description

Drawing entitled 'Scotch Peasants'.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

ca. early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Simson, William, born 1800 - died 1847 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing

Descriptive line

Drawing by William Simson entitled 'Scotch Peasants'. Great Britain, ca. early 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

The term "Scotch", if applied to people, is today largely considered pejorative, reflecting old Anglo-Scottish antagonisms. However, "Scotch" is still in common use in North America, and in this case, the artist himself was Scottish.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Scottish; Peasants; Portrait

Categories

Drawings; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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