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Doctor Syntax at Covent Garden Theatre
(1811-1812); printed (1815)
plate 26 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
10.6 × 17.8 cm (image) 13.8 × 23.2 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 11687; Grego II pp. 247–52, 270
Edition
1815 edition
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn & Etched by Rowlandson
printed in ink c.: London. Pub. Feb.y (y in superscript) 1.1815, at R.Ackermann’s Repository of Arts, 101 Strand.
printed in ink u.r.: Pt.26
printed in ink l.c.: D.R (R in superscript above . ) SYNTAX AT COVENT GARDEN THEATRE.
Accession Number
1275-4
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