A dandy fainting or An Exquisite in Fits. Scene, a Private Box Opera

Robert Cruikshank, English, 1789 - 1856

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1835

Etching on paper

Plate: 10 × 13 3/4 in. (25.4 × 34.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Elizabeth M. Sherrard

PR.953.70.29

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower left: I R Cruikshank Env & Fecit; inscribed, in plate, bottom center: Pubd. by Tho. Mc. Lean. 26 Haymarket. Aug.1st.1835.; inscribed, in plate, bottom margin: A Dandy fainting or- An Exquisite in fits. Scene a Private Box / Opera-.

Course History

WGSS 10.04, Sex, Gender, and Society, Susan Brison, Fall 2019

WGSS 10.03, Sex, Gender, and Society, Jenn Sargent, Fall 2019

WGSS 10.02, Sex, Gender, and Society, Kristen O‘Rourke, Fall 2019

WGSS 10.01, Sex, Gender, and Society, Douglas Moody, Fall 2019

WGST 65, Queer Visual Culture, Gabriele Dietze, Winter 2014

Publication History

Sam Abel, Opera in the Flesh: Sexuality in Operatic Performances, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996

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