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The patriotick barber of New York, or the captain in the suds.

Image ID: 54197

The patriotick barber of New York, or the captain in the suds. (1775)


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Image Title

:  The patriotick barber of New York, or the captain in the suds.

Creator

: Dawe, Philip -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) -- Publisher

Published Date

: 1775

Depicted Date

: [1774]

Medium

: Mezzotints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print ; 33 x 25.1 cm.

Notes

: Engraver is possibly Philip Dawe. Note 2.) Engraver is possibly Philip Dawe. Note 3.) Engraver is possibly Philip Dawe. Note 4.) Engraver is possibly Philip Dawe. Note 5.) Print depicts October 1774. Note 6.) Print issued February 14, 1775. Note 7.) The anti-Tory mezzotint pays tribute to Jacob Vredenburgh, a barber and well-known New York Son of Liberty (shown at right), who refuses to shave Captain John Crozer after learning his identity.

Standard Reference

: Deák 138; Deák 138; Stokes 1774-B-139

Source

: I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints. / Individual prints, drawings, paintings and maps in the Stokes Collection.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Print Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 54197

Record ID

: 118250

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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