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A young woman's wig and hat being swept away by a gust of wind; behind her a young man is laughing, to the left stand an amused couple. Engraving by J. Caldwell, 1771, after J. Collet.

Collet, John, 1725?-1780.
Date
2 April 1771

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Credit: A young woman's wig and hat being swept away by a gust of wind; behind her a young man is laughing, to the left stand an amused couple. Engraving by J. Caldwell, 1771, after J. Collet. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

Lettering within the image on a notice on a wall reads: "A lecture on heads"

Lettering

The ladies disaster. ; engrav'd from an original picture painted by Mr. Jno. Collet. ; Js. Caldwell sculp.

Publication/Creation

[London] (No. 35 Cheapside & No. 53 in Fleet Street) : As the Act directs by J. Smith & R. Sayer, 2 April 1771.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 31.7 x 24.6 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 31644i

Language

  • English


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