Dr. Syntax Amused with Pat in the Pond
Date: 1820
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Dimensions: plate: 4 1/2 × 7 3/8 in. (11.4 × 18.7 cm) sheet: 5 9/16 × 9 1/16 in. (14.1 × 23 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Marshall Cole, 1973
Object Number: 1973-107
About: Invented by the British cartoonist Thomas Rowlandson, Dr. Syntax is a fictional 19th-century clergyman. Rowlandson depicted Syntax's humorous exploits around the British countryside in dozens of prints between 1812 and 1821.
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