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Maker(s):Woodward, George Moutard; Cruikshank, Isaac
Culture:British (circa 1760-1809); British (circa 1756-1811)
Title:Shewing the Garden
Date Made:1796-08-27
Materials:etching with hand-coloring
Place Made:Europe; England; London
Measurements:Mount: 11 7/16 in x 13 11/16 in; 29.1 cm x 34.8 cm; Sheet: 8 1/16 in x 10 7/16 in; 20.5 cm x 26.5 cm; Image: 6 in x 8 5/16 in; 15.2 cm x 21.1 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2006.26
Credit Line:Gift in memory of Douglas R. Borlen (Class of 1948)
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

George, No. 8942
The stout 'cit' of No. 8941, smoking, stands outside a door of his house, pointing out to his fashionable visitor the latrine: a pseudo-gothic building with three pinnacles and a battlement at the end of a garden path which is defined by pebbles and flanked by flower-pots. See No. 8940 & c.

(from George, vol. VII)

caricatures; gardens; humor; rural; satire; social commentary; social interaction; text

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