National Museums Liverpool 30.10.23.2

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Source Description:

Mr. Foote in the character of the Doctor in The devil upon two sticks. London, England : Printed for J. Smith at no. 35 Cheapside & R. Sayer at no. 53 Fleet Street,  © Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Shape Type
Miscellaneous
Pattern Type
Literature, Classical, Mythology, and the Arts
Date
1773-1777
Dimensions
  • Height: 12.70 in (32.26 cm)
  • Length: 12.70 in (32.26 cm)
  • Width: 0.70 in (1.78 cm)
Maker
Unknown
Printer's Name
Richard Abbey

Printer's Mark:

Description:

Tin-glazed earthenware (so-called delftware) tile printed in black in Liverpool by Richard Abbey. Abbey, an apprentice of Sadler and Green, set up his own independent business as a ceramic printer at the ripe old age of 19 in 1773. The print is "Mr Foote in the Character of the Doctor in The Devil upon Two Sticks", a play written by Foote himself. This is one
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