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Print ID 3901
Title True Picture of the Famous Skreen, A
Location XVI: 388
Image No image is available for this print
Associated People (click to see information) Designer
Publication Location London
Publication Date 1721
Evidence of Publication Date
plate length (mm) 162
plate width (mm) 175
Technique etching
Text on print A True Picture of the Famous SKREEN describ’d in the Londn. Iournl. No. 85. & Multis alijs Column. Moen. Metal Visa Rom. Venal. Brit. expi. Tarp. roc. D wit-s Trip Tow-r Lond Picart Amstdamae. fe.
Condition c1
Subject Index Political satire; South Sea Bubble; screening by Walpole of King, his mistresses and various others; cartoon; caricature
Notes The attribution to Bernard Picart on the print was almost certainly a blind intended to impede prosecution. This is perhaps the 'Old Screen' reissued through Anne Dodd in 1742: LEP 16 Mar 1742 A new Screen for an old one, 6d; the Old Screen in 1721, 3d


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