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

This is a Print. It was created by Unknown. 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.

This object was donated by Mrs. George A. Kubler. 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; Unknown (English); 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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