- Additional Authors
- Engraving; 23.2 x 35.2 cm.
- F. Hayman pinxt., Truchy sculpt.
- Depicts an inn in the Wapping district of London. A boy with a cane under his right arm dances in the center of the room to the accompaniment of a seated fiddler. Three spectators stand in the doorway; a woman with pockmarks and a man sit at left.
- Possibly the inspiration for Arnold Fischar's ballet The Wapping landlady, premiered at Covent Garden on April 27, 1767.
- Call Number
- *MGZFD Tru L Wap 1
Truchy, L., 1731-1764.
The Wapping landlady, l'hotesse des matelots, from the original painting in Vaux-hall garden.
London, printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller at no. 53 in Fleet Street [176-?]
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- Local Subject
Prints (Graphic arts) -- Social dancing -- 18th century.
- Added Author
Hayman, Francis, 1708-1776.
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794.
Lillian Moore Collection.
- Research Call Number
*MGZFD Tru L Wap 1