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The Revd. Doctor Syntax
(1812); reissued 1815
frontispiece for The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque. A poem by William Combe, published by Rudolf Ackermann, London, 1815 edition

hand-coloured etching and aquatint
17.5 × 10.9 cm (image) 22.9 × 14.1 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 12161; Grego II pp. 247–52, 269
1815 edition
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn by Rowlandson
printed in ink l.c.: THE REV.D (D in superscript above . ) DOCTOR SYNTAX. / Pub.d (d insuperscript above . ) Feb.y (y in superscript above . ) 1.1815 at R.ACKERMANN’S REPOSITORY of ARTS 101. Strand. London
printed in ink ink (in image) (on paper under chair) l.c.: Every man his / own Farrier
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1944
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