The Visit of Doctor Syntax to the Widow Hopefull at York
Date: 1820
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Dimensions: plate: 4 3/8 × 7 3/16 in. (11.1 × 18.3 cm) sheet: 5 1/2 × 9 1/16 in. (14 × 23 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Marshall Cole, 1973
Object Number: 1973-106
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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