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Print - Do you want any matches
  • Do you want any matches
    Cardon, Anthony, born 1772 - died 1813
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Do you want any matches

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1793-1797 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cardon, Anthony, born 1772 - died 1813 (engraver)
    Wheatley, Francis RA, born 1747 - died 1801 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour stipple engraving with additional colour by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs M. V. Cunliffe

  • Museum number:

    E.109-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PE, shelf 96, box A

Physical description

Colour print.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1793-1797 (published)

Artist/maker

Cardon, Anthony, born 1772 - died 1813 (engraver)
Wheatley, Francis RA, born 1747 - died 1801 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour stipple engraving with additional colour by hand

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title in English and French, series title, dates, publisher's name and plate number

'Painted by F. Wheatley. R.A. Engraved by A. Cardon.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 40.6 cm cut to, Width: 30.5 cm cut to

Object history note

Other impressions of Nos. 1, 2, 5, 10 are in the Department of Prints and Drawings, E.1620-1623-1948.

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'Do you want any matches'. Plate (4 of 13) from the series 'Cries of London', published by Colnaghi & Co., London, 1793-1797. Colour stipple engraving by Anthony Cardon after Francis Wheatley.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Production Note

Attribution note: Printed from a single plate

Techniques

Stipple engraving; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Trade; Matches

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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