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The Skaters

19th century
121 x 206 mm (4.8 x 8.1 in.)

Thomas Rowlandson, British (English), (1756-1757–1827)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and aquatint with hand coloring on Whatman wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from The English Dance of Death (Volume 1)
Edition: 1816
Marks: Watermark: Whatman 1814 (fragment)
Bibliography: Joseph Grego vol. 2, p. 328.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.2.2.3

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  • death
  • satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]
  • skaters
  • social satire
  • sports - Use for games that involve a reasonable degree of individual skill and physical prowess. [June 1993 related term added. March 1993 scope note changed; related terms added; descriptor moved. February 1991 scope note added; alternate term added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 121 x 206 mm (4.8 x 8.1 in.)

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