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Syntax preaching
(1811-1812); printed (1815)
plate 24 from 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
11.1 × 18.7 cm (image) 13.9 × 23.2 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 11685; Grego II pp. 247–52, 270
1815 edition
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.24.
printed in ink l.c.: SYNTAX PREACHING.
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