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John LEECH

England 1817 – 1864

Alarming prospect - the single ladies off to the diggings c.1850
Collection Title: Follies of The Year. London: Bradbury, Evans and Co, London, 1866
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and roulette, printed in black ink, from one plate; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: The title-page of 'Follies of the year' notes that these are a 'A Series of Coloured Etchings'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.3 h x 25.4 w cm sheet 21.2 h x 30.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1493
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Spencer Scott Sandilands, Melbourne, 1986.