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Margate, Kent: a woman swimming in the sea; in the background people are looking out to sea from cliffs and a beach. Coloured etching, ca. 1800.

  • Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Date
[1800?]
Reference
35134i
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view Margate, Kent: a woman swimming in the sea; in the background people are looking out to sea from cliffs and a beach. Coloured etching, ca. 1800.

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Publication/Creation

[1800?]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 13.7 x 18.7 cm

Lettering

Venus's bathing. (Margate). Side way or any way.

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)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35134i

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