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A woman wearing a high wig and protective hood entering into a breakfast parlour and being greeted by another woman wearing an elaborate wig and hat with feathers attached to the back of it; in the background a seated man looks on and a maid-servant brings in a tray of tea things. Mezzotint, 1778.

Date
1 January 1778

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Credit: A woman wearing a high wig and protective hood entering into a breakfast parlour and being greeted by another woman wearing an elaborate wig and hat with feathers attached to the back of it; in the background a seated man looks on and a maid-servant brings in a tray of tea things. Mezzotint, 1778. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Lettering

A morning visit _ or the fashionable dresses for the year 1777.

Publication/Creation

London (No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard) : Publish'd as the Act directs by Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, 1 January 1778.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; image 33 x 25.2 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 31726i

Language

  • English

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