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Nap near Nab'd or a Retreating Jump Just in Time.
Nap near Nab'd or a Retreating Jump Just in Time. 203.
[Charles Williams.]
Pub,d June 1813 by Tho.s Tegg No.11 Cheapside - Price one sh col.d
Hand-coloured etching; J. Whatman, Turkey Mills 1820 watermark. Plate 248 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾"). Some damage.
Napoleon leaps in terror from a window, his large bicorne falling off; another French officer steps on to the sill, about to follow. They will inevitably drop into a wash-tub below. The house is a neat log cabin with casement windows. Two flowering plants in pots fall from the sill, pigs scamper off, a cock and hen fly away. A woman scouring a pot looks out in alarm from a lower window. A cat miaows on a pent-house roof. Behind a paling (left) a Cossack with his long spear has dismounted, and hastens towards the house with a satisfied grin; in the background Cossacks gallop across a snowy landscape.
BM Satires 12058.
[Ref: 52299]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Evacuation before Resignation.
Evacuation before Resignation.
[J. Gillray.]
Pubd. May 21.st 1782 by H. Humphrey New Bond Street.
Etching. Plate 195 x 280mm (7¾ x 11"). Late.
Design in an oval. Rockingham, in profile to the right, sitting over a circular close-stool inscribed “Publick Reservoir”. A document projecting from his pocket inscribed “Marquiss of R ...” leaves no doubt of his identity. Members of the new Ministry stand round him. He is vomiting into a hat held out to him by Burke (right), who kneels before him. Rockingham is saying “All for the Public Good”; Burke says “We must save every thing”, an allusion to his 'Economical Reform'. Behind stands a man holding in both hands a hat with steaming and unsavoury contents, saying “This is really for the landed Interest”. Over his head is inscribed “P ... S”. He is Thomas Powys, M.P. for Northamptonshire. Fox stands on his right, and on Fox's right is Lord John Cavendish holding up both hands, saying, “Oh how he strains every Nerve for the Publick Good. He does my business, 'tis I who should cast up the Accounts”. Cavendish was Chancellor of the Exchequer.
BM Satires: 5990.
[Ref: 52239]   £35.00   (£42.00 incl.VAT)
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A Rummage for Document for more Impe ------nts.
A Rummage for Document for more Impe ------nts.
Invt Engd & Published by Knight La.beth May 1806 and sold at N° 7 Cornhill.
Hand-coloured etching. 235 x 342mm (9¼ x 13½"). Cut to platemark.
Paull's head and shoulders emerge from a long table, covered with papers, at which he has been writing; he is terror-struck at a beam of light issuing from the head of Wellesley which appears among clouds in the upper right. Wellesley looks down at Paull with raised forefinger. The papers on the table are blown about by a blast from Wellesley. Under the table partly raised cloth reveals sacks of money: '10-000 L R' and '20-000 Lac Rup'. An enormously long scroll hangs from the table by Paull, lying in fused folds on the ground. Piled up on the left of the table are two large bundles; a large bundle of 'Love Letters' lies on a package of 'Eastern delights or the Loves of India Manuscript'; this stands on a large volume: 'Portr[aits of t[he] Beauties of India'. Against it lies a small book: 'Man of Feeling [by Mackenzie]'. A paper is 'the Revenge'. With these is a small picture of an Indian woman holding a sword. Behind these piled-up objects stands a figure of 'Wisdom' with wide eyes, enormous ears, and two fingers held to his mouth to keep it closed. Above, discarded on a shelf, is a battered volume: 'Duty of Man'. On the wall behind Paull is a long framed picture of the Woman taken in Adultery: three-quarter length figures of Christ, the Elders, and the woman, with a bold inscription: 'He that is without sin among you let him cast the first stone.' A signature, 'Coricio', is perhaps intended for Correggio.
BM Satires 10561.
[Ref: 52284]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Russian Colossus after Making the Tour of Italy, France & carrying home a few Presents for the Empress.
The Russian Colossus after Making the Tour of Italy, France & carrying home a few Presents for the Empress.
IC. Folios of Caricatures sent.
Published July 15 1799 by SW Fores 50 Piccadilly.
Very rare etching. 395 x 285mm (15½ x 11¼"). Damaged. Trimmed.
Suvóroff (Aleksandr Vasilyevich Suvorov, 1729-1800; Russian military commander), holding a French army in each crooked elbow, his right foot planted on Paris (left), a fortified town, is about to put his left foot on 'Peters[burg]. His appearance and dress, though caricatured, are less grotesquely untrue to life than in earlier prints. In his cartouche box, inscribed 'Les Directoire', are the five Directors; he removes a long pipe from his mouth to emit a blast of smoke at them, saying, "There now, be quiet will you". They say: "This Monster will be the Destruction of us all". In his right arm is 'Moreau's Army'; in his left, 'Macdonalds Army' (men, horses, flags, cannon, and bayonets). Through his legs is seen 'Turin'. On the extreme left 'Spain', at which he emits a blast from his posteriors. From Petersburg issue the words: 'here he comes - here he comes got them all in his knapsack.'
BM Satires 9408.
[Ref: 52251]   £360.00  
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A Russian Cossack.
A Russian Cossack.
[T. Palser.]
[n.d. c.1815.]
Fine hand-colorured etching and engraving, watermark 1815. Plate 350 x 248mm (13¾ x 9¾"), with large margins.
A Russian Cossack on horseback hodling a spear facing forward; a sword around his waist and a rifle pointing out fro his saddlebag. Three soldiers on horseback, to the left, charge towards other mounted troops to the right.
[Ref: 52340]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Sailors in Westminster Abbey.
Sailors in Westminster Abbey.
Folios of Caracatures lent our For the Evening. [Charles Williams.]
Pubd. Aug.t 27th 1804 by SW Fores 50 Piccadilly.
Hand-coloured etching on watermarked paper. Plate 349 x 248mm (13¾ x 9¾").
Two burly, tough-looking sailors stand before Kent's monument to Shakespeare (r.). They read the inscription to which the figure of Shakespeare points: 'The Cloud Capt Towers, The Goreeous Palaces, . . . Leave not a Wreck [sic] behind' ['Tempest', IV. i]. One (l.), who wears his hat, in which is a tobacco-pipe, says: "Captain Towers!! who the Devil can this Capt Towers be? - Rot me if ever I heard of his Name or that of the Ship, did You Jack?" The other, who holds his hat, answers: "No, but I take it the Cloud must have belonged to the Mounseers, for you know that's what they call the place Boney lives at" [i.e. St. Cloud], Both hold heavy cudgels.
BM Satires: 10330.
[Ref: 52241]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Scarborough] The Library.
[Scarborough] The Library.
J. Green del.t. [Etched by Thomas Rowlandson, aquatinted by either John Bluck and Joseph Stadler.]
[Pub. 1813, at R. Ackermann, 101 Strand.]
Hand-coloured aquatint. 132 x 222mm (5¼ x 8¾").
The Library: men and women engage in coversation and seek guidance on what books to read. James Green's 'Poetical Sketches of Scarborough' were originally drawn as souvenirs but popular demand led to their publication.
[Ref: 52406]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Scarborough] The Warm Bath.
[Scarborough] The Warm Bath.
J. Green del.t. J. Bluck sculp.t. [Etched by Thomas Rowlandson.]
[Pub. 1813, at R. Ackermann, 101 Strand.]
Hand-coloured aquatint. 132 x 222mm (5¼ x 8¾").
Warm Bath: a naked lady, showing her right breast, pulls on a cord that hangs from the ceiling; behing her on the wall are two switches for 'hot' and 'cold'; there is also a thermometer on the wall. James Green's 'Poetical Sketches of Scarborough' were originally drawn as souvenirs but popular demand led to their publication. Rowlandson etched the outline, Bluck added the aquatint.
[Ref: 52407]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Scarborough] Shower Bath.
[Scarborough] Shower Bath.
J. Green del.t. J.C. Stadler sculp.t. [Etched by Thomas Rowlandson.]
Pub. 1813, at R. Ackermann, 101 Strand.
Hand-coloured aquatint. 138 x 222mm (5½ x 8¾").
Shower Bath: A man peers round the door into the bathroom; the dog barks ferociously at him. In the shower, a naked lady is washing, another lady crouches, putting her hand up in embarrassment, she is changing in preparation for her shower bath. James Green's 'Poetical Sketches of Scarborough' were originally drawn as souvenirs but popular demand led to their publication. Rowlandson etched the outline, Stadler added the aquatint.
[Ref: 52408]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Scarborough] The Terrace.
[Scarborough] The Terrace.
J. Green del.t. J.C. Stadler sculp.t. [Etched by Thomas Rowlandson.]
[Pub. 1813, at R. Ackermann, 101 Strand.]
Hand-coloured aquatint. 138 x 222mm (5½ x 8¾").
The Promenade: fashionable tourists strolling outside the store 'Cracknill Shells Pebbles and Curiosities'. James Green's 'Poetical Sketches of Scarborough' were originally drawn as souvenirs but popular demand led to their publication. Rowlandson etched the outline, Stadler added the aquatint.
[Ref: 52405]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Lament of Lord Bags.
The Lament of Lord Bags.
London. Published by Thos. Mc.Lean, 26, Haymarket, 1827.
Hand-coloured etching and aquatint with engraved writing. 344 x 253mm (13½ x 10"). Trimmed to platemark on the left edge. Small margins on 3 sides. Tear in margin bottom right.
John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon, stands in deep dejection, hands thrust in his breeches pockets, head slightly tilted. He wears plain dark suit with knee-breeches and buckled shoes, legal bands, and small wig.
BM Satires 15419.
[Ref: 52323]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Skaiting Dandies, Shewing Off.
Skaiting Dandies, Shewing Off. 332.
Williams fecit.
Pub.d by Tho.s Tegg 111 Cheapside, London [n.d. c.1815-1820.]
Hand-coloured etching; watermark Basted Mill. Plate 248 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾"). Cut to plate.
Ladies stand on a snow-covered bank in the middle distance watching the skaters. In the foreground are four skaters in absurd positions. A dandy lies on his back, trying to ward off with one leg another who reels backward striking him on the chin with the point of his skate.
BM Satires 13074.
[Ref: 52288]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Snips.
Snips.
Rowlandson Invenit 1815.
Hand-coloured etching. Plate 350 x 248mm (13¾ x 9¾"). Small margins.
A woman and man are hard at ironing inside a room; another man sits by an open hearth warming the irons ready to swap; a yawning cat is sat behind him. At the window a woman shouts.
[Ref: 52347]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Soldiers in the Field.]
[Soldiers in the Field.]
D. Redman Lithog. W Heath 165 New Bond Street.
[n.d. c.1830.]
Lithograph. 400 x 292mm (15¾ x 11½"). Trimmed to the image with damage at the bottom.
A very scarce print of French infantry soldiers drinking in the foreground with a barrel of beer to the side; more soldiers relax to the left-hand middle-ground; an officer on horseback appears to the left middle-ground. In the background infantry troops march.
[Ref: 52221]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Spectres visiting Iohn Bull.
Spectres visiting Iohn Bull.
[Charles Williams.]
Pub.d Feb.y 23, 1808 by Walker No7 Cornhill.
Hand-coloured etching. 241 x 342mm (9½ x 13½") Trimmed to platemark.
John Bull, a fat 'cit', is seated beside a writing-table (r.) holding up a large book. On the left hand page is inscribed 'Vote of Thanks respecting the Expedition to Copenhagen'; John's pen rests on the last word, but he turns in horror to gaze at the ghosts of (l. to r.) Fox, Pitt, and Burke. These wear shrouds and stand on clouds; all point a menacing forefinger. Fox says: "Erase those lines from your Journal"; Pitt and Burke say "Erase". Burke wears spectacles and a Jesuit's biretta (cf. BMSat 6026), and holds a large book inscribed 'Sublime & Beautiful' [cf., e.g., BMSat 6361]. John wears glasses, his hair rises on his head, pushing up his ill-fitting wig. He says: "Why dont you come then and transact the business yourselves? - it is impossible I can please every body. - it is come to such a pitch now that I have no peace either with the living or the dead!!!"
BM Satires 10968
[Ref: 52275]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Spirited Subjects No.4.
Spirited Subjects No.4. Vell wot are you flaring up about? Vy yer only a couple o'Shampains arter all!
[London W Spooner.] [n.d. c.1835.]
Fine hand-coloured lithograph. 255 x 222mm (10 x 8¾"). Cut.
Two snooty champagne flutes, with cigar and cane, in conversation with a humble jug; an illustrated pun, the vessels given human characteristics and faces. From a series of humorous anthropomorphic prints relating to alcohol by William Spooner.
[Ref: 52355]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Steam Boat.
The Steam Boat.
[H. Heath.]
Pubd. by Tho.s Mc.Lean, 26, Haymarket, 1827.
Hand-coloured etching; paper watermarked: 1822. Plate 370 x 255mm (14½ x 10"). Trimmed on right. Small margins on 3 sides.
Satire; a fashionable but queasy lady on the deck of a steamboat in windy weather, her hand to her throat, saying, 'Its werry pleasant a board a steamer sir?'; a more stoical man with his hands in his pockets replies, 'Werry indeed marm - but I likes a vun hoss shase [one-horse chaise] better it doesen't rumble vun so-'.
[Ref: 52320]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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It wur lucky I got shelter at all. Thought would destroy his Paradise where ignorance is bliss!! Tis folly to be wise.
It wur lucky I got shelter at all. Thought would destroy his Paradise where ignorance is bliss!! Tis folly to be wise.
[Paul Pry.] Invt.
Pub by T. McLean 26 Haymarket where Political and other Caricatures are daily Pub. [n.d. c.1828.]
Hand-coloured etching. 350 x 242mm (13¾ x 9½"). Trimmed to border.
A traveller tries to shelter under a tree which has no branches; a soggy dog stands under the other side of the tree. Lightning flashes with Stonehenge visible in the background.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 52249]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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Taking Notice.
Taking Notice.
R. Dagley del. et sculp.
London, Publisehd by John Warren. Old Bond Street, and G. & W.B. Whittaker, Ave Maria Lane. [n.d. c.1821.]
Hand-coloured etching. 244 x 142mm (9½ x 5½"). Some slight scuffing to the sheet.
A man in suitable dress peers through his hand-held eyeglass at a lady who peeks back at him, hidden by the door frame, whilst raising her dress to reveal her ankle.
[Ref: 52213]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Temptation for Lawyers. 266
Temptation for Lawyers. 266
Etc by Roberts.
London Pubd. by T.Tegg 111 Cheapside Jan. [1803 scratched out.]
Hand-coloured etching. 247 x 356mm (9¾ x 14"). Trimmed inside the platemark. Back board stain.
Two demons (r.) hold up a long scroll headed ' A Suit in Chancery'; the rolled end rests on the ground. Five lawyers (l.) jostle each other to get places for the race towards it. The foremost presses the others back, saying, "Start fair Gentlemen, if you Please". Three of them wear long gowns; the others are in ordinary dress, but one of them wears bands.
BM Satires 10198.
[Ref: 52256]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The Tower in a State of Siege. The Dreadful Riots of November 1830.
The Tower in a State of Siege. The Dreadful Riots of November 1830.
Printed by C. Motte, 23, Leicester Square.
[n.d. c.1830.]
Lithograph, unique with added comments in black ink. 290 x 368mm (11½ x 14½"). Fold in image. Time stained.
A mob, chiefly of women and children, assails the Tower, the outer battlements of which are defended by soldiers; the embrasures bristle with cannon, and the commander declares [in black] " 'We will never Surrender'. Clouds of smoke or dust divide these (small) figures and the White Tower from the mob in the foreground, who are unarmed except for the pea-shooters and wooden swords of little boys, and the chamber-pots of one or two women. A fat fellow with eggs shouts 'Nothing like Rotten Eggs'. A woman with two buckets says: 'Get your Squirts ready here . . . Stuff.' A man prepares to hurl the contents of a bucket, saying, 'here's some that will stick by you'. A child says: 'Here I come with plenty of Peas'. Others shout 'Peas' and 'More Peas'. A ragged man spits, saying, 'here is some of Wisharts best Shagg'. Other shouts are: 'Let the Women have plenty of Gin we shall do them'; 'We will make you Reform'; 'heres plenty of rotten Oranges for nothing'."
BM Satires 16319.
[Ref: 52313]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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The Triumph of Independence over Majesterial Influence and Corruption.
The Triumph of Independence over Majesterial Influence and Corruption.
Folios of Caracatures lent out for the Evening. [Charles Williams.]
Pub.d March 8th 1805 by S.W. Fores Piccadilly.
Fine hand-coloured etching, watermark J. Whatman. Plate 241 x 348mm 9½ x 13¾").
A street scene. Sir Francis Burdett, tall, handsome, and distinguished but a poor portrait, stands (r.) turning his head in profile towards Mainwaring and extending his right. arm with a gesture of dismissal. In his left hand is a paper: 'Constitution of England'. Mainwaring, fashionably dressed, but mean and vulgar, stands with flexed knees and wrists crossed over his breast. He squints towards Burdett and clutches a paper: 'Mar . . List'. Burdett says: "Go Hireling! retire to thy original Nothingness, nor suffer Ministerial Influence to hold thee up to ridicule again, nor dare oppose the legitimate Choice of the Electors of Middlesex." Mainwaring soliloquizes (mis-quoting 'Paradise Lost', iv. 37-9): "Oh how I hate those Beams which bring to my remembrance from "What State I am Fallen.' A stout bailiff or constable (l.) addresses him: "I have got a Writ of Bastardy for Justice Juggle".
BM Satires 10372.
[Ref: 52296]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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An Undertakers Visit.
An Undertakers Visit.
R Newton.
T. Tegg 111 Cheapside [n.d. c.1807.]
Hand-coloured etching. 254 x 356mm (10 x 14") Trimmed to the image at the top.
Satire: undertaker, bearing coffin, presenting himself before rotund figure smoking pipe, sitting in chair.
Alexander 1998: 309.
[Ref: 52280]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Ways and Means Why they don't Marry.
Ways and Means Why they don't Marry. Because [as symbol] Several letters had appeared in the Times complaining of the prevalent extravagance which rendered it impossible for people of moderate means to marry. - July, 1861.
[Punch, 41, 13 July 1861.]
Engraving. 354 x 526mm (14 x 20¾"). Foxing; folded as normal.
Two images showing the extravagence of marriage. A woman to the left holding a print of a carriage, whilst her chamber-maid attends to her hair; the room contains ornate furniture, prints of horses and of a 'Design of a Cottage'. In the opposite image, a gentleman sat in a reading chair holding The Times newspaper; his butler appears with a tipple.
[Ref: 52371]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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The Westminster Ceceeder on Fresh Duty.
The Westminster Ceceeder on Fresh Duty.
Folios of Caracatures lent out for the Evening.
Pubd March 14 1801 by SW Fores 50 Piccadilly.
Hand-coloured etching; 18th century watermark. Plate 318 x 222mm (12½ x 8¾"). Small margins.
At St Stephen's Chapel, in the old Palace of Westminster. Fox stoops to support on his back Horne Tooke, who is about to climb into the window of 'St Stephe[n's] Chap[el]', the name on a slab over the door, partly cut off by the right margin. The door is being closed by Lord Temple, who says: "He shall not pollute this holy Temple". Tooke rests his right foot on Fox's back, his hands grasping the sill; his left toe is in a cranny in the wall above a placard headed: 'Old Sarum Dilly takes only one at the Brazenface'. He looks down at Fox, saying, "don't give way I am not quite in Yet". Fox, his head towards the door, one foot supported on a book: 'Powerfull Reasons for Non attendance', says: "Come on with you!! and mind and button your great Coat to hide the Old Cassock." Tooke's greatcoat hangs open, showing his coat, and the skirt of a short cassock over knee-breeches. On the wall beside him is a torn placard: 'A New Edition The Diversions of Purley by the Rev John H...' The keystone of the arch over the door, on the extreme right, is a satyr's head, leering at Tooke with protruding tongue.
See BM Satires 9715.
[Ref: 52274]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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A Whistling Shop.
A Whistling Shop. Tom & Jerry visiting Logic, "on board the Fleet".
Drawn & Engraved by I.R & G. Cruikshank.
[Pub.d by Sherwood, Neely & Jones, May 1, 1821.]
Fine hand-coloured aquatint and etching. 140 x 230mm (5½ x 9"). Trimmed to the plate.
Corinthian Tom, Jerry Hawthorn and Bob Logic seated and drinking at a table in a 'whistling shop' in the Fleet prison, the former two visiting the latter who has been imprisoned for debt, prisoners and other rough-looking men drinking, gambling and smoking in the dingy room, some standing by the fire, a man entering the room to the right with tennis rackets under his arm and a warden talking to a lady with two children. Tennis interest.
[Ref: 52219]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Scarborough.] Widow Ducker & Her Nymphs.
[Scarborough.] Widow Ducker & Her Nymphs.
J. Green del.t. [Etched by Thomas Rowlandson, aquatinted by either John Bluck and Joseph Stadler.]
[Pub. 1813, at R. Ackermann, 101 Strand.]
Hand-coloured engraving. 222 x 132mm (8¾ x 5¼").
Widow Ducker: woman and children bathing in the sea with fantastical dolphins, bathing machines behind. James Green's 'Poetical Sketches of Scarborough' were originally drawn as souvenirs but popular demand led to their publication.
[Ref: 52409]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Duncombe's Miniature Caricature Magazine. No.13.
Duncombe's Miniature Caricature Magazine. No.13. The Wilson Mania or All for Love!! All for Honour!!!
T. Jones fec.t
Published by Duncombe, 19, Little Queen Street, Holborn. [n.d. c.1824].
Hand-coloured etching. 126 x 165mm (5 x 6½"). Trimmed to the platemark.
Various men nobles and representatives of church, leadership and nobility raise their arms in awe of the 'Ponsonby...a Jewel of a woman!!' This is with reference to Henrietta Frances ('Harriet') Ponsonby, Countess of Bessborough (1761-1821). She had numerous loves during her marrage, including Richard Brinsley Sheridan, the playwright and Whig politician, and Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Granville, who became her most enduring lover.
[Ref: 52225]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)

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Wringing Wet.
Wringing Wet. It rain'd a deluge; poor Joseph came home late; Long at the bell he tugg'd (at last our popp'd a pate;) "Who's that there ringin now?" Cried sleepy Bet; "'Tis I you fool" said Joe I'm Wringing Wet!!!
Etching by T. Jones.
London, Pubd. Feb.y 22.th. 1828 by S.W. Fores 41, Piccadilly.
Fine hand-coloured aquatint. 355 x 253mm (14 x 10").
Satire with a young man caught by the rain at night rings the bell of his house to wake sleepy wife.
[Ref: 52260]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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The Wrymouth Candidates or the Strangers at Home.
The Wrymouth Candidates or the Strangers at Home. Plate 1 Dedicated to every Indepent Elector.
June 1808.
Hand-coloured etching; 1808 watermark. 260 x 370mm (10¼ x 14½"). Trimmed to plate top and bottom.
Three candidates for Weymouth are displayed on a table to the electors, whose heads and shoulders form the base of the design. One is a tiny figure standing on the hand of a man who stands on the table; a military officer stands beside the table (left), pointing to the tiny candidate; he bows to the electors. Cranborne bows, hat in hand. The second candidate stands hat in hand; under his arm is a book: 'Slavery vindicated'. None of the electors looks towards him. The third (right) stands hat in hand with both arms above his head; papers inscribed 'Contract' project from both pockets. Only the two electors on the extreme right look up at him. A man stands behind the table (left) addressing the electors. A poll-clerk sits behind the table, putting a finger knowingly to his eye. On the table is an open book (? Bible), each double-columned page headed 'Kings'. Ten electors constitute the audience; all but two gaze up at Cranborne.
BM Satires 12284.
[Ref: 52303]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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The Yorkshire Concert._Sung by Mr. Emery, at Covent Garden Theatre.
The Yorkshire Concert._Sung by Mr. Emery, at Covent Garden Theatre.
Published 12th April, 1805, by Laurie and Whittle, No.53, Fleet Street, London.
Engraving. 222 x 247mm (8¾ x 9¾").
A footman in livery stands, one hand in his coat-pocket, the other pointing behind him at country people in gala dress seated round a table on which has a punch-bowl. Three musicians play on a platform (1.). The footman, 'a Yorkshire man just come to town', describes the glories and humours of a 'rout' given by the grocer's wife, 'Madam Fig', at home. An ass brays, and a man falls into a tub. The guests sing.
BM Satires 10502.
[Ref: 52245]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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