One of the advantages of gas over oil

Made:
1822
'One of the advantages of gas over oil'. print. Etching, hand coloured. A London Nuisance. Pl 5. By Richard Dighton.

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'One of the advantages of gas over oil'. print. Etching, hand coloured. A London Nuisance. Pl 5. By Richard Dighton.
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print. Etching, hand coloured. A London Nuisance. Pl 5. `One of the advantages of gas over oil'. By Richard Dighton. London, G. Humphrey 1822. [a woman passing a chemist's shop, Chymist & ... I.Killem, is thrown backwards by an explosion that has blown out the shop window, objects thrown out include medicine bottles, pill boxes, a box of lozenges, pens, scales, pestle and mortar, leaflets: persons electrified on the shortest notice, and Cure for deafness] 30 x 22.9 cm (to plate marks) 36.5x27.5cm (overall)

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1984-173/17
type:
print
credit:
Elton Collection