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Tha baptism of Tristram Shandy. Etching by J. Heath, 1780, after W. Hogarth.

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
Date
Jan.y 14th 1780

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Description

Walter Shandy, having had trouble with his trousers, arrives too late at the baptism of his son to prevent him being baptised with the name Tristram

Lettering

Vol. II. page 221. Hogarth inv.t ; Heath sculp.

Publication/Creation

London : W. Strahan, T. Cadell, J. Dodsley, G. Robinson & J. Murray & c., Jan.y 14th 1780.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 15.4 x 9.6 cm

Publications note

Not found in: The Heath family engravers, 1779-1878, Aldershot 1993

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 30027i

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  • English


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