The Craft in Danger. An uproar among the Craftsmen at Ephesus. opposing a new Species of Knowledge which they thought might interfere with the profits of their trade. Acts XIX Ver.23 &c.
[n.d., Edinburgh 1817.]
Etching, sheet 197 x 280mm. Trimmed to plate and glued to scrap sheet.
Caricature of a man (Dr Barclay) riding on the skeleton of an elephant in Edinburgh University, engaged in an academic disputation with other professors about muscular motion. By John Kay (1742 - 1826), Edinburgh etcher of portrait caricatures. Image lettered with speech bubbles.
Not in BM Satires.
[Ref: 7514] £160.00