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TITLE:  Love and beauty--Sartjee the Hottentot Venus CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 14449 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZ62-137332 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Print shows Sarah Baartman, a South African woman known as the Hottentot Venus, mostly naked, holding a long pole and smoking a pipe. A cupid sits on her exaggerated derriere saying "Take care of your hearts." MEDIUM:  1 print : etching, hand-colored. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  [England] : Pubd. October 1811 by Christopher Crupper Rumford, 1811. NOTES: Title from item. Hand-written below title: N.B. She was the first female ever came over to this Country- & was exhibited at Mr. Wigley's Rooms in Spring Gardens Cockspur St. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 10, no. 14449. Mary Dorothy George gives the date for this print as 1822. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). SUBJECTS: Baartman, Sarah. Cupids--1810-1820. FORMAT: Ethnic stereotypes 1810-1820.Caricatures British 1810-1820.Etchings Hand-colored 1810-1820. PART OF:  British cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress) REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c37332 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c37332 CONTROL #:  2007680266

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