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18th century
This is an excelent [sic] tap of small beer ...
pen and ink and watercolor over graphite, on paper.
Peel 1843
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Formerly owned by Sir Robert Peel.
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Caption text inscribed below drawings continues: ... I wish the servants to be s[illegible] it - but how will you manage to prevent them John? - Why my Lady I know of no better method than by placing a barrel of good Ale beside it.

Summary: 

Drawing shows two women seated dining at a table, as a man in a fine coat and breeches stands beside them with a jug in his hand.

Associated names: 

Peel, Robert, 1788-1850, former owner.

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