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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    19th February 1789 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sayers, James, born 1748 - died 1823 (artist)
    Cornell, Thomas (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching and aquatint

  • Museum number:

    S.1799-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Etching entitled 'The Regency Twelfth Cake not cut up' by James Sayers. A satire on the dismay of the opposition at the Kings recovery. Published in London by Thomas Cornell.

Physical description

Etching and aquatint entitled 'The Regency Twelfth Cake not cut up' by James Sayers. A satire on the dismay of the opposition at the Kings recovery. The sitters are Edmund Burke, Charles James Fox, David Murray the Second Earl of Mansfield, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck the Third Duke of Portland, Alexander Wedderburn the First Earl of Rosslyn (Lord Loughborough), John Montagu the Fourth Earl of Sandwich, Richard Brinsley Sheridan and Louis Weltje.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

19th February 1789 (published)

Artist/maker

Sayers, James, born 1748 - died 1823 (artist)
Cornell, Thomas (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

etching and aquatint

Dimensions

Height: 27.6 cm Print size, Width: 36.8 cm Print size

Descriptive line

Etching entitled 'The Regency Twelfth Cake not cut up' by James Sayers. A satire on the dismay of the opposition at the Kings recovery. Published in London by Thomas Cornell on 19th February 1789, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Etching (corroding); Aquatint

Subjects depicted

Satire

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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