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The Wig, plate two from Progress of the Toilet

A work made of hand-colored etching on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of hand-colored etching on cream wove paper.

Date:

published February 26, 1810

Artist:

James Gillray (English, 1756-1815)
published by Hannah Humphrey (English, c. 1745-1818)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James Gillray

Title

The Wig, plate two from Progress of the Toilet

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1810

Medium

Hand-colored etching on cream wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 25.5 × 21.2 cm (10 1/16 × 8 3/8 in.); Plate: 28 × 22 cm (11 1/16 × 8 11/16 in.); Sheet: 30 × 25.5 cm (11 13/16 × 10 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas F. Furness in memory of William McCallin McKee

Reference Number

1928.734

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