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The birth of a princess!!
1796; printed (1821)

hand-coloured etching
31.6 × 46.2 cm (image) 34.9 × 48.4 cm (plate) 36.7 × 49.5 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 8781
printed in ink (below image) l.l.: Woodward Delin
printed in ink (below image) l.c.: The BIRTH of a PRINCESS!! / Pub.d (d in superscript above . ) Jany (y in superscript) 29 1796 by SWFores No (o in superscript) 50 Piccadilly corner of Sackville Street Folios of Caricatures Lent out for the Evening. Prints and Drawings lent out on the plan of Circulating Library
printed in ink (above image) u.r.: Vol.2. Pl.4.
printed in ink (in image) u.l.-c.r.: Huzza ! Huzza ! / no popery ! – rare news for / Old England…(8 inscriptions relating to characters)…I must go an accquaint the / Corporation immediately
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1946
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Gallery location
Not on display