Astley's Amphitheatre, from The Microcosm of London or London in Miniature

John Hill, English, 1770 - 1850
after Augustus Charles Pugin, English, 1762 - 1832
after Thomas Rowlandson, English, 1756 - 1827

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1808

Hand colored etching on wove paper

Plate: 9 7/16 × 12 in. (24 × 30.5 cm)

Sheet: 10 9/16 × 13 1/4 in. (26.8 × 33.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of E. B. Watson, Class of 1902

PR.937.10.1

Publisher

Rudolph Ackermann

Geography

Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, upper right margin: Plate 4; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Pugin & Rowlandson, del.t [in superscript] & Sculp.t [in superscript]; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: ASTLEY'S AMPHITHEATRE. / London Pub. Jan.y 1, 1808, at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts 101, Strand.; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: Hill, Aqua.t [in superscript]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 1141; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, center right: 13 1/2 x 10 3/4

Exhibition History

18th Century English Graphics, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29-December 10, 1978.

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