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The Wapping landlady, l'hotesse des matelots, from the original painting in Vaux-hall garden.

Title
The Wapping landlady, l'hotesse des matelots, from the original painting in Vaux-hall garden.
Author
Truchy, L., 1731-1764.
Publication
London, printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller at no. 53 in Fleet Street [176-?]

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Description
Engraving; 23.2 x 35.2 cm.
Subjects
Note
  • 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
Author
Truchy, L., 1731-1764.
Title
The Wapping landlady, l'hotesse des matelots, from the original painting in Vaux-hall garden.
Imprint
London, printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller at no. 53 in Fleet Street [176-?]
Local Note
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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
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