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A justice
plate 2 from the Country characters series, published by Rudolf Ackermann, London, 1799–1800

hand-coloured etching
21.5 × 17.5 cm (image) 24.8 × 22.2 cm (plate) 30.2 × 24.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Grego II p. 13
printed in ink l.r.: Etchd by Rowlandson
printed in ink l.l.: Woodward Delin
printed in ink l.c.: Pubd (d in superscript) Aug 30 1799 by R.Akerman N 101 Strand / JUSTICE
printed in ink u.c.: Country Characters.
printed in ink u.r.: -N.o (o in superscript above . ) 2
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) u.c.: Mind you are before his / Worship_recollect you / are upon your oath!
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) u.r.: Well I know I am, but / what is that to thee / That’s my consarn and / not thine
printed in ink (in image) (on book spines) u.l.: GAME / LAWS / VAGRA
printed (diagonally) in ink (in image) (on book) c.: BURNS JUSTICE
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1926
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display