More to explore:

British Museum


There’s more to see...
Come take a look at what else is here!
Visit Site
  • Elizabeth Hobbs

    The Rising Woman and the Fallen Man. after Collett; proof before letters. Mezzotint with some etching. 1781. The British Museum.

  • Melissandra Pendeleu

    The Rising Woman and the Fallen Man; A woman on horseback raising her whip and jumping her horse over the parson and his fallen horse, following the hounds which chase a stag past a church and tree on the left, while another man loses his hat as he jumps a stile behind to right; after Collett; proof before letters. Mezzotint with some etching

Related Pins

Satire; a young man carries a woman in his arms across a river, whose fowling piece accidentally goes off, striking the hat of another woman who is wading across beside them on the left. Mezzotint with some etching

18th century morning dress. British Museum Museum number 2010,7081.447 Description Recto Morning; a young woman shown three-quarters length sitting to right on the edge of her curtained bed, at her breakfast table, lifting her right arm as as she draws her dressing-gown across her with the other hand and looking towards the viewer; a window in the background; from a set of the times of day; after Mercier; proof before letters. Mezzotint with some etching

A woman in fashionable dress and high feathered hat, in an oval. 1770s Mezzotint British Museum 1871,1209.1004

The Victim, John Collet, British Museum, 1780 Hand-coloured mezzotint Museum number 1935,0522.1.199

Image gallery: Master Lavender qualifying himself for the Army, 1781 I suspect that the lady in question might be someone like the Duchess of Devonshire, an explicit if hidden sexual connotation

Mrs Carwardine, May 9, 1781. British Museum 1902,1011.4954 Love this cap. And adorable mother-child image.

The Invitation, or Camp Politeness, Oct 1781, British Museum, 2010, 7081.1171

"A Soft Tumble after a Hard Ride", John Collet, 1780; BM Satires 5816

The Military Beauty, Feb 6, 1781, British Museum, 2010, 7081.1302

© The Trustees of the British Museum Five, in the Afternoon. A young dandy lounging on a sofa with a young woman, holding up a glass, while she lays one hand on his knee, holding a glass herself, her elbow on a round table beside a bottle of Madeira and a dish of peaches; a bed seen through the open door in the background to right; after Dighton; from a set. 18 June 1795 Hand-coloured mezzotint with some etching

Corporal Cartouch teaching Miss Camp-Love her Manual Exercise, John Collett, 1780, A soldier drilling an attractive young woman, tilting up her chin while she stands shouldering a musket on the right, mimicked by a monkey sitting on a music book and holding a flute, with a dog and a drummer boy, books and a vase on a chest-of-drawers, a picture of a young female archer and another of the 'Camp of Winchester' on the wall behind.