Miss Hargraves as Amy

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This collage shows full-length image of a woman, identified as Miss Hargraves. Her head and neck, arms, and feet have been cut from an unidentifed print or prints while her costume and its trimming are cut from satin cloth. On each side are small images also cut from prints: on the right a house with a second story wrap-around porch and on the right a covered structure ladened with refreshments.
On the back of this collage are mounted three small engravings of women in fashionable dress; with notes in red ink “Presented by Sarah, Apl. 8 1830” written twice in the upper left and right and below also on the right and left “The author returns thanks”. In the same hand the middle print has been annotated “Kemble” which is also engraved in the plate with the author and printmaker statements “R. Cruikshank delt. J. Rogers sc.”

  • Creator: Hume, Sarah, artist.
  • Title: Miss Hargraves as Amy [art original] / made and presented by Miss Hume.
  • Production: [England], [1830]

Catalog Record

Drawings C697 no. 2 Box D115

Acquired April 2021

 

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