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Margate, Kent: a woman diving off a bathing wagon in to the sea. Coloured etching, ca. 1800.

Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Date
[1800?]

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Publication/Creation

[1800?]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 13.6 x 18.6 cm

Lettering

Venus's bathing. (Margate.) A fashionable dip.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35132i

Creator/production credits

By Thomas Rowlandson? In 1798 he produced a caricature 'Bathing at Margate' of voyeurs enjoying the view of the sea-bathers from the cliff, and in 1813 another caricature 'Summer amusement at Margate, or a peep at the mermaids'. He also produced a smaller pair of pictures set in Margate, called 'Fresh water' and 'Salt water' (in Margate Museum, one said to be an aquatint and the other a watercolour, dated ca. 1800)

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