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Doctor Syntax meditating on the tombstones
1809
from The Schoolmaster’s Tour by William Combe; plate 4 in the Poetical Magazine, vol. 2, published by Rudolph Ackermann, London, 1809–10

Medium
hand-coloured etching and aquatint
Measurements
11.1 × 19.0 cm (image) 12.7 × 19.9 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
George 11516; Grego II p. 177
Inscription
printed in ink u.c.: N.o (o in superscript above . ) 8. of the POETICAL MAGAZINE, Pub, Dec,,r (r in superscript above ,, ) 1,,st (st in superscript above ,, ) 1809, at R.Ackermann’s Repository of Arts 101 Strand.
printed in ink u.r.: Plate 4. Vol.
printed in ink l.c.: DOCTOR SYNTAX, / MEDITATING ON THE TOMB STONES.
Accession Number
4405C-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1930
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Gallery location
Not on display