The school for scandal
- London : by Sarah Ashton, No. 28 Little Britain, published Jan'y 29, 1796.
- Physical description
- 1 fan : illustrations ; guard: 25 cm ; maximum open: 41 cm
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- Publication date
- Title from banner across center of fan; imprint from text at bottom.
- Date follows place of publication in imprint.
- Stipple-engraved frieze of seventeen female caricatures arranged in seven groups, each with a humorous caption. Signed "Rt. Cooper, sculp." Based on Rowlandson’s strip stipple engraving published by Victor Marie Picot in 1788.
- Probably depicts the levee found at the opening of the School for Scandal, where Lady Sneerwell's guests are shown gossiping.
- Folding paper fan, mounted on wooden sticks.
- Action note
- Cons. Trans. #5482.
- England -- London.
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