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Human Passions (Three Drunkards and a Bottle)

Photo credit: Rochdale Arts & Heritage Service

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John Collier was born in 1708 in Urmston outside of Manchester. He became a travelling teacher. His travels took him throughout the Bolton, Oldham and Rochdale area, ending up in 1729 in Milnrow, part of Rochdale borough. John Collier changed his name and became better known as Tim Bobbin, and this eccentric character became famous for his satirical caricatures and his storytelling in the Lancashire dialect.

Touchstones Rochdale

Rochdale


Date

1770s

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 66.5 x W 102 cm

Accession number

1047

Acquisition method

unknown acquisition method

Work type

Painting


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Touchstones Rochdale

The Esplanade, Rochdale, Greater Manchester OL16 1AQ England

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