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Print, The Complicated R.....n

This is a Print. It was created by Samuel Ireland and after William Hogarth. It is dated 1794 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is etching on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. George A. Kubler. It is credited Gift of Mrs. George A. Kubler.

Its dimensions are

22.8 × 14.9 cm (9 in. × 5 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

inscribed, upper margin: title; along lower margin: "I know well enough. My eye is no Eye at all/I must apply to my Telescope My Son is my/Telescope As by his help I read learned Languages"; lower left: "Hogarth del."; lower right: "S.I. Jun. fe."

Cite this object as

Print, The Complicated R.....n; Samuel Ireland (English, ca. 1744–1800); Ireland; etching on paper; 22.8 × 14.9 cm (9 in. × 5 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. George A. Kubler; 1949-152-92

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