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Doctor Syntax stopt by highwaymen
(1809-1812); printed (1815)
plate 3 from The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque. A poem by William Combe, published by Rudolf Ackermann, London, 1815 edition

Medium
hand-coloured etching and aquatint
Measurements
11.6 × 19.8 cm (image) 13.7 × 23.2 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 11509; Grego II pp. 247–52, 269
Edition
1815 edition
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn & Etched by Rowlandson
printed in ink u.c.: London: Pub.Feb.y (y in superscript above . ) 1.1815, at R.Ackermann’s Repository of Arts, 1010 Strand.
printed in ink u.r.: Pl.3.
printed in ink l.c.: DOCTOR SYNTAX / STOPT BY HIGHWAYMEN.
Accession Number
1273-4
Departments
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