The Convocation

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The Convocation
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S Alken after Thomas Rowlandson
The Convocation
London, S W Fores Nov 5th. 1792
Etching with aquatint
Original hand colouring
310 x 380 mm
Trimmed on platemark
Nine clergymen stand in conversation, the most prominent being a stout bishop (right) wearing a gown and lawn sleeves; he turns superciliously from a clergyman who addresses him, and looks towards a stout parson wearing an apron in profile to the right, who faces the bishop, his spectacles pushed up on his forehead.
BM  8203