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Maker(s):Woodward, George Moutard; Cruikshank, Isaac
Culture:British (circa 1760-1809); British (circa 1756-1811)
Title:Clerical Politeness
Date Made:1797-03-11
Type:Print
Materials:etching with hand-coloring
Place Made:Europe; England; London
Measurements:Mount: 13 15/16 in x 10 15/16 in; 35.4 cm x 27.8 cm; Sheet: 10 3/8 in x 7 7/8 in; 26.4 cm x 20 cm; Image: 8 3/4 in x 6 3/4 in; 22.2 cm x 17.1 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2006.32
Credit Line:Gift in memory of Douglas R. Borlen (Class of 1948)
2006-32.jpg

Description:
George, No. 9142
An elegant parson (cf. No. 9121) bows ingratiatingly from the reading-desk (l.) to a fat elderly cleric (r.) ascending the pulpit stairs, who returns his salutation. The latter is grotesque and drink-blotched.

(from George, vol. VII)

Tags:
caricatures; elite; humor; satire; social classes; social commentary; social interaction; stairs; text

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