The Kentish Hop Merchant and the Lecturer on Optics

Made:
1809 in London
maker:
George Woodward
publisher:
Thomas Tegg
artist:
Isaac Cruikshank
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Print: The Kentish Hop Merchant and the Lecturer on Optics !! / I.C. [Isaac Cruikshank]; Woodward del. - Published by
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Print. The Kentish Hop Merchant and the Lecturer on Optics !! / I.C. [Isaac Cruikshank]; Woodward del. - Published by T. Tegg, 111 Cheapside [London], n.d. [1809]. Etching, hand col; image 21x32.5cm, sheet trimmed to 23x32.5cm. The perils of scientific lecturing. In candle light is a lecturer in spectacles, at table with a telescope and magic lantern, addressing a small assorted and refined audience including women and a dog; he is punningly misheard by country merchant

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1986-554
type:
print
credit:
Dodd, A.