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Black Monday, or the Departure for School

A work made of hand-colored mezzotint on laid cream paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of hand-colored mezzotint on laid cream paper.


published December 1, 1790


John Jones (English, 1745-1797)
after William Redmore Bigg (English, 1755-1828)

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John Jones


Black Monday, or the Departure for School


England (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1790


Hand-colored mezzotint on laid cream paper


Image: 45.4 × 60.6 cm (17 7/8 × 23 7/8 in.); Plate: 48.1 × 60.7 cm (18 15/16 × 23 15/16 in.); Sheet: 50.9 × 63.4 cm (20 1/16 × 25 in.)

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Gift of the Print and Drawing Club

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