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Print - A Riddle Expounded, or the Dignity of a Parsons Horse
  • A Riddle Expounded, or the Dignity of a Parsons Horse
    Williams, Charles 'Argus'
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A Riddle Expounded, or the Dignity of a Parsons Horse

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1806 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Williams, Charles 'Argus' (maker)
    Tegg, Thomas, born 1776 - died 1845 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching with stipple, coloured by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Frank A. Gibson

  • Museum number:

    E.1118-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 169

Physical description

General Description: A Riddle Expounded, or the Dignity of a Parsons Horse. (BM:S.10904)[1806] Caricature of a countryman and a parson on horseback. British Lettered with title, inscribed with captions and Woodward delt, Price 1sh, Collored London, Pubd,. by Thos, Tegg 111 Cheapside. Numbered 136. With the mark of the collection of Frank A. Gibson (d.1976) on the back. On paper watermarked C WILM[]Y 1819

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1806 (made)

Artist/maker

Williams, Charles 'Argus' (maker)
Tegg, Thomas, born 1776 - died 1845 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching with stipple, coloured by hand

Dimensions

Height: 24.3 cm size of plate, Width: 34.7 cm size of plate, Height: 26.9 cm size of sheet, Width: 41.2 cm size of sheet

Descriptive line

Satirical print by Woodward, 'A Riddle Expounded...'

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

BM:S.= British Museum:Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires London, 1870-1954

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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