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The Gig

19th century
120 x 202 mm (4.7 x 8 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and aquatint with hand coloring on wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from The English Dance of Death (Volume 2)
Edition: From edition of 1816
Marks: Watermark: J Whatman 1814 (fragment)
Bibliography: Joseph Grego vol. 2, p. 347.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.2.2.4

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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.]
  • social satire

  • plate Dimensions: 120 x 202 mm (4.7 x 8 in.)

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