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Come child of misfortune-come hither. Moore.
Come child of misfortune-come hither. Moore.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Etching. Sheet: 150 x 120mm (6 x 4¾"). Trimmed and laid on an album sheet.
A comic scene in which a wild looking child covers from a schoolmaster who is going to beat him. The title comes from Thomas Moore's poem 'Has Sorrow Thy Young Days Shaded'
[Ref: 44688]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Heiress: Plate 5. [The Captain.]
The Heiress: Plate 5. [The Captain.]
[by Robert Seymour.]
Publsihed March 1st 1830 by Thomas McLean, 26 Haymarket, London.
Coloured etching. 250 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾") very large margins.
A plate from Seymour's 'The Heiress: A Farce : in Six Plates'. Here the heroine meets 'The Captain'; the seven scenes show them at entertainments, including a fancy dress ball and card party.
[Ref: 44366]   £220.00  
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The School of Reform.
The School of Reform. Conjugation of the Verb to Reform.
C.J. Grant.
Pub Feb 1831 by S Gans Southampton Street Strand.
Coloured etching. Sheet 345 x 260mm (13½ x 10¼"). Trimmed, torn & stained.
Prime Minister Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764-1845), depicted as a teacher at a lectern, leading the schoolboys of the government: 'Say after Me: I Shou'd Reform; Thou Shoudst Reform ; He Shoud Reform; We Shou'd Reform; You Shou'd Reform; They Shou'd Reform'. At the back is Wellington, wearing a dunce's cap and a pinafore, saying 'I Can't Reform'. In 1830 Wellington had been forced to resign for his opposition to the First Reform Bill.
BM: 1868,0808.9346
[Ref: 30676]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Shepherd & Jackdaw!!
Shepherd & Jackdaw!! Dedicated (without permission) to the Vicar of Childwell!
Published by the Society for the suppression of Vice!!! [c.1830]
Etching, platemark 215 x 175mm (8½ x 7"). Later restrike.
Educational satire with a shepherd sitting with his snuff (a paper beside him reads 'Chronicle: School Question' while sheep in the field below complain 'Toad! Bully! Drudge! Infidel!'
[Ref: 41076]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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