The Mathew-orama for 1824or "Pretty Considerable d__d particular" Tit Bits from America - being all well at Natchitoches.
Lithograph, sheet 222 x 264mm. Vertical centrefold, mounted to album page.
The actor Charles Mathews (1776 - 1835) in 14 of his American characters as played at the Lyceum for his 1824 'monodrama' entertainment ‘The Trip To America’. Under each character is lettered a quotation. Copied from the 1824 etching of the same title by Thomas Howell Jones, with minor differences in the image. Mathews enjoyed great acclaim during his 1822 -3 trip to America, though his impersonations of types of Americans were not well received when performed in the US in 1831. By Thomas Howell Jones (1824 - 1848; fl.) from a series of 'Mathew-oramas'.
See stock number 7803 (BM Satires: 14714). Ex: Collection of Alec Clunes.
[Ref: 7857] £180.00