furniture prints

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Prints produced in 18th-century Britain for the purpose of room decoration of the homes of the ‘middle orders’ of society, where they were hung framed. They were cheap, printed in large numbers, and available through the thriving print trade of the time. A wide variety of prints qualified as ‘furniture prints’, including engravings by Hogarth, satirical prints, maps, and mezzotints.

Subjects: Art.

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