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A Scotch sarcophagus
1805

Medium
hand-coloured etching
Measurements
27.0 × 37.0 cm (image) 29.8 × 44.1 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
George 10394; Grego II p. 50
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.c.l.: Pubd (d in superscript) April 28 1805 by T Rowlandson, Adelphi
printed in ink (in image) l.c.: A SCOTCH SARCOPHAGUS.
printed in ink (in image) (on sarcophagus) c.: Stop Traveller and read / (21 lines of text) / They took their departure on Monday April 8.th (th in superscript above . ) 1805 / PEACE TO THEIR POLITICAL MANES!
Accession Number
2405-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1926
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Gallery location
Not on display