Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Bacon Faced Fellows
  • Thomas Rowlandson
    1756 or 1757–1827
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Bacon Faced Fellows, 1816
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • etching, hand coloring
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 247 x 356 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 14 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0025
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Description

A group of scholars in gowns and mortar boards, are marching down a street. There are two women selling fruits or vegetables on the right side. One of the women is standing behind a man who is going into a dwelling.