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Print, The Waistcoat (Caricature on the Fashion of Waistcoats), ca. 1770

This is a Print. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. George A. Kubler.

Its dimensions are

19.6 x 12.6 cm (7 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, upper margin: The Waistcoat; lower margin: Yet be not sad, good Brothers / For, to speak the Truth, it very well becomes you / Shakespeare

Cite this object as

Print, The Waistcoat (Caricature on the Fashion of Waistcoats), ca. 1770; England; engraving on paper; 19.6 x 12.6 cm (7 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. George A. Kubler; 1949-152-289

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