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Shakespeare's Seven Ages (of Man) (Furnishing Fabric)

A work made of cotton, plain weave; copperplate printed.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; copperplate printed.

Date:

c. 1805

Artist:

Engraved by John Slack (English, active 1794-1828) and others after paintings by Robert Smirke’s (English, 1752–1845)
Salford, Lancashire, England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Robert Smirke, the elder (Painter)

Title

Shakespeare's Seven Ages (of Man) (Furnishing Fabric)

Place

England (Object made in)

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Made 1801–1820

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; copperplate printed

Inscriptions

Inscriptions: The Infant; The School Boy; The Lover; The Soldier; The Justice; The Slipper'd Pantaloon; Dotage; Slack

Dimensions

147.6 × 66.8 cm (58 1/8 × 26 1/4 in.); Warp repeat: H.: 84.8 cm (33 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1952.1250

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