Syntax star-gazing

Made:
1821 in London
maker:
Ackermann and Company
and
Thomas Rowlandson
'Syntax star-gazing' / by Rowlandson, published by R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand [London] 1 May 1821 image: 12x20cm.

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'Syntax star-gazing' / by Rowlandson, published by R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand [London] 1 May 1821 image: 12x20cm.
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Print. coloured aquatint. 'Syntax star-gazing' / by Rowlandson, published by R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand [London] 1 May 1821 image: 12x20cm. overall: 14.7 x 23.6 cm. Dr. Syntax shows a woman the sky through a telescope. A servant carrying a tray trips and falls down steps, perhaps tripped by two dogs.

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1981-881/1
Materials:
aquatint and paper
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication