1954.0051.003 A Print, C Frame, view 1
  • 1954.0051.003 A Print, C Frame, view 1
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Print (Etching)

  • Title:

    BUNKERS HILL/ or America's Head Dress/ CUPID'S TOWER./ Fair tresses Man's imperial race ensnare,/ And beauty draws us with a single hair

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Matthew and Mary Darly (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    March 1 1776 (1776-1776)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Etched, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1954.0051.003 A


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Object Number

1954.0051.003 A

Object Name

Print (Etching)

Title

BUNKERS HILL/ or America's Head Dress/ CUPID'S TOWER./ Fair tresses Man's imperial race ensnare,/ And beauty draws us with a single hair

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Matthew and Mary Darly (Publisher)

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

March 1 1776 (1776-1776)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right, beneath title at right image; Pub\d March 1, 1776 by MDarley 39 Strand.

Subjects

Caricature; Social/political commentary

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Etched, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

10.7 (H) , 17.7 (W) , 8.5 (Image H) , 6.7 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

27.3 (H) , 45 (W) , 8.5 (Image H) , 6.7 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Plate H: 9.8 in. (24.8 cm). Plate W: 6.9 in. (17.6 cm). Chain interval: 2.5-2.6 cm; laid line frequency: 8 per cm. H at left. W at bottom.

Publisher Summary

Matthew and Mary Darly

Publication Date

03/01/1776

Place of Publication

London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Watermark

Countermark of "IV"

Coloring

Hand colored with translucent watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 100, pp. 162-163.
[Book] Library of Congress & Cresswell, Donald H. 1975 The American Revolution in Drawings and Prints: A Checklist of 1765-1790 Graphics in the Library of Congress. Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell.
Published: no. 699 (listed).
[Book] The British Museum & George, Mary Dorothy. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 5.
Published: no. 5330, p. 219 (listed).