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Georgian gentlemen smoking, drinking and reading newspapers at their club. Coloured aquatint by John Caspar Ziegler after George Moutard Woodward, published by William Holland, 1798.

  • Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809.
Date
1798
Reference
24853i
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Description

One man in the picture reads the London Gazette

The two halves of the picture of the "British Spread Eagle" on the wall in the top right of the print are formed by the profiles of William Pitt the Younger and Charles James Fox

Publication/Creation

1798

Physical description

1 print : aquatint with etching, with watercolour ; image 30.1 x 43.5 cm

Creator/production credits

Also previously attributed to the artist Thomas Rowlandson

Lettering note

Lettering as titles for the three pictures on the wall of the club reads: Black boy; Toby Philpot; A British spread eagle

Notes

Possibly the only 18th century print to feature a Toby jug

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24853i

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Languages

  • English


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