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This aquatint view – attributed simply to an artist with the initial ‘B’ – depicts a run-down cabin in the village of Dr...
Cross-dressed casting of major tragic roles was not commercially viable because of the conservative nature of London aud...
This aquatint view – attributed simply to an artist with the initial ‘B’ – depicts two dilapidated cabins situated on th...
Print, Etching, Image
These prints mock the towering hairstyles, wigs and extravagant fashions of late 18th-century Britain. They come from t...
These month-themed illustrations show off the skills of the caricaturist George Cruikshank at their best: the scenes are...
Book, Print, Image
The rich variety of trades and services employing ordinary Londoners was a source of perpetual fascination to artists du...
Print, Book, Illustration, Image
The artist and poet William Blake (1757–1827) was moved, provoked and inspired by the poetry of John Milton, especially ...