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A humerous method of making scarlet look blue

A humerous method of making scarlet look blue

hand-coloured etching
22.2 × 32.7 cm (image) 25.2 × 35.6 cm (image and text) 25.7 × 36.0 cm (plate) 26.8 × 39.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
published by S. W. Fores, London
printed in ink l.l.: T.H.J. fec.t (t in superscript above . )
printed in ink (in image) l.r.: London.Pub.o (o in superscript above . ) by.S.W: Fores, 41: Piccadilly 1830
printed in ink l.l.-l.r.: A HUMErous Method of Making SCARLET look BLUE!— practised with great succeſs Feb.y (y in superscript above . ) 22nd. 1830— “Let the gall’d jade wince—! Shakspeare.
printed in ink (in image) u.l.-c.r.: (text in speech bubbles and on scrolls)
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1946
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Gallery location
Not on display