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The Pantheon after Edward Edwards 1772

Edward Edwards (1738-1806)  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: child, walking stick, food, tea, table knife, spoon, tray, tea cup, tea pot, table, fan, social event

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A Lesson Westward by Robert Dighton 1782

Robert Dighton (1752-1814)  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail:  pig, road, wagon, horse, wheat, waggoner, striped jacket, house, tophat

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Peter Perez Burdett and his First Wife Hannah by Joseph Wright of Derby 1765

Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797) Detail: telescope, spyglass, ribbed stockings, striped double breasted waistcoat, jewelry, earrings, pearls

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Tavern Interior by John S.C. Schaak 1762

John S.C. Schaak  active 1760-1770 Video walkthrough: Detail: tavern, chair, table, basket, food, sideboard, meat, pie, plate, knife, fork, fire, hearth, fireplace crane, cucumber, lemon sausage, meat hook, beef, bird, bird cage, bottle, glass, bread, mortar and pestle, chocolate pot, spit turner, soldier, cooking pot, tongs, serving boy, raised cooking surface, fry pan, jug, game … Continue reading »

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George Rogers and His Wife, Margaret, and His Sister, Margaret Rogers by Francis Hayman 1750

Francis Hayman ( 1708 – 1776 ) Detail: Ladies’ Clothing, bird, fowling gun, dog, hunter

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Marriage a la Mode 6 – The Lady’s Death by William Hogarth 1743

William Hogarth (1697 – 1764) Detail: chair, pitcher dog, table, medicine bottle, doctor, child, plate, table knife, hogs head (food), food, window, smoking pipe, wall pegs, wall clock, painting (art), corner cupboard, glass bottle, almanac

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The Liberty of the Subject (press gang) by Humphrey 1779

Humphrey Detail: dog, child, mop, cudgel, scissors, sailor clothing, sailor, officer, press gang

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The Patriotick Barber of New York by Phillip Dawe 1775

Philip Dawe (1745-1809) Detail: wigs, barber’s bowl, barber, razor, tricorn, comb, wig stand

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A Macaroni French Cook by M. Darly 1772

M. Darly This image shows the charcoal cooking surfaces that used windows for ventilation. Detail: kitchen, raised hearth, table, carrots, cook, food, apron, sauce pan, strainer, tongs, spatula, hat, sword, mirror, window, shelf, canister, ham, knife

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The Return of Olivia by Charles Reuben Ryley 1786

Charles Reuben Ryley (1752-1798)  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection This painting is depicting a scene from the play “The Vicar of Wakefield”. Detail:  kitchen, walking stick, jar, barrel, basket, cast iron pot, chair, table, fireplace, bowl, window, door, vicar, clergy

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