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The modern Babel or Giants crush’d by a weight of evidence
1809

Medium
hand-coloured etching
Measurements
28.6 × 21.8 cm (image) 33.9 × 25.0 cm (plate) 36.4 × 26.9 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 11308; Grego II p. 157–58
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.r.: Pub.d (d in superscript above . ) April 11. 1809 by Tho.s (s in superscript above . ) Tegg No (o in superscript) 111 Cheapside
printed in ink l.c.: THE MODERN BABEL . / OR / GIANTS CRUSH’D BY A WEIGHT OF EVIDENCE
printed in ink (in image) (on pyramid) c.: DOCTOR O MEIRY CARTER & / Mrs (rs in superscript) FAVERY . / Mrs (rs in superscript) HOVENDONS Evidence / Home Strokes / from / DOWLER / SHY HITS FROM / SANDON AND CLAVERING / MISS TAYLORS EVIDENCE. / EVIDENCE OF M.rs (rs in superscript above . ) CLARKE.
Accession Number
1573.49-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1946
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Gallery location
Not on display