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A Frost.
A Frost.
Designed and Etched by Theordore Lane. Eng.d by Geo. Hunt.
Pub March, 1827, by Geo. Hunt, Corner of York St. & Bridges St. Covent Garden.
Etching with hand coloured aquatint. 345 x 270mm (13½ x 10½"). Trimmed and tipped into backing sheet, a bit time stained and abrasion in title
A man is carried from the ice, dripping wet and carrying one of his skates, by another gentleman wearing a hat with the words 'Humane Society'. Another man offers him some gin. Originally a pair to 'A Thaw'. See ref 56504. The 'R' of Frost is rubbed out.
Hickman pg. 98. i of ii.
[Ref: 56553]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Admonition and Gratitude.
Admonition and Gratitude.
Woodward del.t _ W_S Sculp.t [Charles Williams].
London Pub.d Decm.r 1st 1807 by Tho.s. Tegg 111 Cheapside.
Coloured etching. Sheet 240 x 320mm (9½ x 12½"). Trimmed to image on three sides, stained.
A man in ragged clothes stands before a justice, who points at the book in his hand: 'Yes, Yes, you have brought yourself into a pretty scrape - here it is - Burns Justice page 22 - if you are not hang’d for this, I’ll be hang’d for you!!'. The ragged man replies 'Sir you are very good and speak like a Gentleman -I humbly thank you - and hope when the day comes you will not be out of the way!'.
[Ref: 56613]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The Anti-Royal Menagerie.
The Anti-Royal Menagerie. Satirist 1.st December 1812.
Satirist inv.t. W H Ekoorb [Brooke] del.t Aqua Fortis fecit.
Satirist 1.st December 1812.
Etching with hand colouring. 205 x 370mm (8 x 14½"). Three vertical fold creases, as normal, with time staining and marking in the margins.
A satire on the failure of the Opposition to form a ministry. A vaulted menagerie is filled with animals with the heads of well-known figures of the day, including the Dukes of Sussex & Gloucester, Byron, Brougham, Buckingham and Burdett.
BM Satires 11916, with extensive description.
[Ref: 56506]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan] His Lordship.
[James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan] His Lordship. (A Sketch in the Phoenix.)
[after Henry Hope Crealock.]
Lithographed, Printed and Published by Dickinson Brothers, 114, Bond Street [n.d., c.1856].
Fine & rare tinted lithograph with hand colour. Printed area 280 x 360mm (11 x 14¼"), with large margins. A little damage to edges.
A slightly caricatured portrait of Cardigan, sword drawn, on a charger, probably 'Ronald', which he rode at the 'Charge of the Light Brigade'. Behind is his bugler. Henry Hope Crealock (1831-91), a captain in the 90th Light Infantry during the Crimean War, was an accomplished draughtsman, who also sketched during the Indian Mutiny, Opium Wars in China and the Zulu campaign (for the Illustrated London News). He retired from the army as a Lieutenant-General. Irish interest.
[Ref: 56514]   £360.00  
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[Catholic Relief Bill] How To Keep One's Place. AD. 1833.
[Catholic Relief Bill] How To Keep One's Place. AD. 1833. The public are inform'd that T McLean is the only publisher of P.Prys Caricatures - all those without his publication are Copies.
[Monogram of Paul Pry - William Heath] Esq.
Published March 1829 by T. McLean 26 Haymarket Caricatures daily brought out._
Hand-coloured etching. 265 x 365mm (10½ x 14½"). Narrow margin at top.
The Duke of Clarence kneels before Pope Leo XII proffering a cushion with the royal crown, with Lyndhurst Wellington and Peel also genuflecting. Flanking the Pope are the 'Queen of Heaven' a woman with pinched waist and stomacher, a fat 'St Dominic', 'St Ursula' with her head under her arm and 'St Daniel' (O'Connell), in wig and gown, holding a moneybag inscribed 'Rent' and with a shillelagh against his left shoulder. A satire on the Duke of Clarence's uncompromising speech in favour of Emancipation (February 23 1829). It was expected that Clarence would be king by 1833; he became William IV the next year.
BM Satires: 15689.
[Ref: 56737]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Innocent Amusements.
Innocent Amusements. Coo'Biddy Coo'Biddy Coo'Biddy! Cock a doodle Doo!!
Ego. Del.t
Hand coloured etching sheet 275 x 185mm (10¾ x 7¼). Cut and tipped into backing sheet. Slightly time stained.
A woman incites a man to crow while holding onto some grapes. The man has bird like features and stands on his tiptoes on a chair, his hands reach behind his back puffing out the tails of his coat to look like plumage and crows like a cockerel for the woman. Ego is the pseudonym of amateur M Egerton (1821 - 1827; fl.) based on a pun of his initialls M.E.
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Matthew Manna. A Country Apothecary.
Matthew Manna. A Country Apothecary.
R St.G. Ma - pinxt.
Pub.d Accor.g to Act Octr. 11 1773 by MDarly Strand.
Etching, part 18th century watermark; 250 x 175mm (9¾ x 7"), large margins on 3 sides. Trimmed to plate on right.
Social satire: an apothecary stands outside his shop on a road holding cane and wig; a sign above the window advertises his services, and the red and white stripped pole is above the entrance. After Richard St George Mansergh St George (1750 - 1798).
BM Satires: undescribed.
[Ref: 56615]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Two caricature portraits after Leonardo da Vinci.] Quanlo pui li risguardo Idol mio bello...
[Two caricature portraits after Leonardo da Vinci.] Quanlo pui li risguardo Idol mio bello...
L. da Vinci inv. C. Lasinio inc.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Coloured etching. Sheet 200 x 245mm (8 x 9½"). Trimmed to printed border, shaving titles at sides.
Famous caricatures of a very unattractive couple.
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[Two caricature portraits after Leonardo da Vinci.] Quanlo pui li risguardo Idol mio bello...
[Two caricature portraits after Leonardo da Vinci.] Quanlo pui li risguardo Idol mio bello...
L. da Vinci inv. C. Lasinio inc.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Coloured etching. Sheet 200 x 245mm (8 x 9½"). Trimmed to printed border, shaving titles at sides.
Famous caricatures of a very unattractive couple.
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Innocent Amusements.
Innocent Amusements. Curling a Lap-Dog's Hair.
Drawn and etched by Theod.e Lane.
Hand coloured etching sheet 275 x 185mm (10¾ x 7¼). Cut and tipped into backing sheet. Slightly time stained.
An older woman excessively grooms her small white dog; putting its hair in curlers.
[Ref: 56552]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Dove-Tailing.
Dove-Tailing.
Drawn by M.E. [Egerton]. Eng.d by Geo. Hunt.
London, Published by Tho.s McLean, 26 Haymarket, 1827.
Very fine coloured aquatint. 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8"), with large margins.
A woman shows a tradesman a receipt proving she has paid his bill. He says ''I'm very sorry I did not recollect it!'', to which she replies ''no doubt you are very sorry you didn't Re-collect it!!!''. This satire was first published by George Hunt c.1825.
Hickman p.65. State I of II.
[Ref: 56522]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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An Election Entertainment. Plate I.
An Election Entertainment. Plate I.
Designed by W. Hogarth. Engraved by T. Cook
[London Published by G.G. & J. Robinson Paternoster Row October 1st 1800.]
Engraving. Sheet 435 x 555mm (17 x 21¾") Trimmed within plate, losing publication line and c.1cm of image on left. Laid on archival tissue.
A raucaus tavern dinner held by the Whigs to ingratiate themselves with their supporters. The Tories protest outside, carrying an antisemitic caricature of a Jew, a reference to Jewish Naturalisation Act 1753, passed by the Whig government but repealed the following year. From Thomas Cook's ''The Whole Works of the Celebrated William Hogarth, as Originally Published'', issued in parts between 1791 and 1802.
[Ref: 56751]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Enraged Musician.
The Enraged Musician.
Designed by Wm. Hogarth. Engraved by T. Cook.
Published August 1st 1797 by G.G. & J. Robinson Paternoster Row London.
Engraving. 360 x 410mm (14¼ x 16"), with large margins, watermarked 'J Whatman 1794'.
A busy street scene in London, possibly near St Martin's-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square (background); a violinist at an open window holding his ears against the noise of the street. A ballad-seller chants while her baby cries, a milkmaid and other street-traders cry their wares, one small boy plays a drum while another urinates under the startled gaze of a small girl who holds a rattle. Also, among other characters, an itinerant oboist plays, and a knife-grinder sharpens a cleaver. From Thomas Cook's ''The Whole Works of the Celebrated William Hogarth, as Originally Published'', issued in parts between 1791 and 1802.
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Innocent Amusements.
Innocent Amusements. Fiddle de Diddle dy_ Fiddle de dee.
Ego. Del.t
Hand coloured etching sheet 275 x 185mm (10¾ x 7¼). Cut and tipped into backing sheet. Slightly time stained.
An angry looking man furiously attempts to blow his bellows either with a walking stick or fire poker, "playing" from a "music sheet" titled 'The New Times,' (probably a newspaper) crumpled on his music stand that he has twisted into the carpet knocking off his shoe in frustration. Ego is the pseudonym of amateur M Egerton (1821 - 1827; fl.) based on a pun of his initials M.E.
[Ref: 56519]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Whig patriotism, or the struggle for the Kitchen stuff. 1812.
Whig patriotism, or the struggle for the Kitchen stuff. 1812.
Pub.d July 1st 1812.
Coloured etching. 195 x 365mm (7¾ x 14½"). Trimmed within plate on right, binding folds as normal.
A satire on the attempt by Whigs Grey and Grenville to form a government, at which the Royal Household threatened to resign.
BM Satires 11890.
[Ref: 56724]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Low Life Above Stairs; or, the Humours of the Great Baby at B***ht*n.
Low Life Above Stairs; or, the Humours of the Great Baby at B***ht*n. Releas'd from all the toils of State, / From care and sorrow free, / The humourous Wag of pond'rous weight, Gives way to mirth and glee...
London Pub. by J.L. Marks No.28 Fetter Lane Fleet Street Jan.y 24th 1821.
Etching with hand colour. 350 x 255mm (13¾ x 10"). Chip in margin top left. Small margins.
A servants' ball in Brighton Pavilion, with George IV dancing a reel with a fat cook, with other couples including a black footman. The musicians in the gallery are ministers, with Sidmouth and Liverpool playing a duet at a square piano, Eldon blowing bagpipes and Castlereagh playing a harp. To the left are Lord and Lady Conyngham, he with cuckold's horns, she distressed at George dancing with someone else. She says: "Ah! with his scullion! Titles & rank are my defence But what can save her insolence!"
BM Satires 14111.
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How happy could I be with either!
How happy could I be with either!
London, Pub.d by S. & J. Fuller, Temple of Fancy, 34 Rathbone Place [n.d., c. 1830].
Coloured etching. 140 x 190mm (5½ x 7½"). Laid on album paper.
A man with a woman on either arm, all slightly grotesque.
[Ref: 56618]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Indian Jugglers.
Indian Jugglers.
W H Ekoorb [William Henry Brooke] del.t et sculp.t.
Satirist 1st August 1813.
Coloured etching. 200 x 365mm (8 x 14¼"). Trimmed top and left, folds as normal.
A performance of three Indians: one juggles rings on his hands and feet; another swallows a sword; the third has cups and balls, perhaps a 'Find the Ball' trickster.
BM Satires 12134.
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The March of Interlect or a Dust-Man & Family of the 19th Century.
The March of Interlect or a Dust-Man & Family of the 19th Century.
Marks fecit.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Coloured etching. Sheet 160 x 210mm (6¼ x 8¼"). Trimmed to printed border, laid on album paper, with second droll on reverse.
A satire on the aspirations of the working classes. The affluently dressed dustman's wife asks her husband if he has seen the latest issue of 'La Bells Ass-emblee' (John Bell's La Belle Assemblée, or Bell's Court and Fashionable Magazine). The second droll is 'Very Wet', a coloured aquatint (180 x 140mm, trimmed to image), with a well-dress woman getting soaked despite her umbrella.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 56617]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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[Maria II of Portugal] Majesty & Grace.
[Maria II of Portugal] Majesty & Grace. As his Grace stoop'd to press the Royal hand to his lips - Her Majesty in the most playful and condescending manner lay'd hold of his Nose - with her Royal finger and thumb - His Grace with his usual brevity and decision acknowledged the high honor done him.
[Monogram of Paul Pry - W. Heath.]
Pub by T McLean 26 Haymarket where Caricatures are daily Publishing. [n.d., 1828.]
Etching with fine hand colour. 370 x 260mm (14½ x 10¼"). Trimmed to plate on right.
The little Queen of Portugal, as a child of two or three, stands on tiptoe to grasp the nose of Wellington, who bows low and supports her raised arm. In her right hand she brandishes a rattle. Over her childish frock is a long train, supported by two grinning negro pages with misshapen legs. A coral and bells hangs at her side, and a long bib or pinafore is decorated with the Portuguese Arms and crown. A very stout lady-in-waiting walks behind them, wearing a ruff and feathered hat; she carries a black doll; behind her and on the extreme left is a Portuguese courtier also holding a toy, a cock on a pair of breeches. The seven-year-old Queen Maria II of Portugal, usurped by her uncle Miguel in 1828, toured European cities to gain support, much to Wellington's embarrassment due to his unwillingness to help. She regained the throne in 1834.
BM Satires 15558.
[Ref: 56734]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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A Midnight Modern Conversation.
A Midnight Modern Conversation.
Designed by Wm. Hogarth. Engraved by T. Cook.
Published April the 1st 1798 by G.G. & J. Robinson Paternoster Row, London.
Engraving. 365 x 485mm (14¼ x 19"), watermarked 'J Whatman 1794'.
A drinking club in St John's Coffee House, Shire Lane, off Temple Bar, towards the end of a long evening. From Thomas Cook's ''The Whole Works of the Celebrated William Hogarth, as Originally Published'', issued in parts between 1791 and 1802.
[Ref: 56754]   £360.00  
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Piper.
Piper.
M.E. del H. Pyall sc.
London Pub.d June 1, 1825, by J. Brooker, 5, Southampton Row. Russel Square.
Hand-coloured etching and aquatint, sheet 180 x 135mm (7 x 5¼"). Cut and tipped into backing sheet. Light staining around the edges.
A Scotsman in full tartan and kilt hose dances on the shoreline while playing the bagpipes. One of seven prints of people personifying types of fish and a crab. After M Egerton (1821 - 1827; fl.), humorous designer and social satirist; apparently an amateur since he often signed as 'Esq'. Henry Pyall (1795-1833) etcher and aquatinter, often worked after 'M.E.'
[Ref: 56524]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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A Plain Retort.
A Plain Retort. Fait Mr Carpenter you need not Laugh at me being Ugly for you're a Deal Plainer yourself.
Drawn by Joe Lisle.
Pub.d 1830 by S. Gans, Southampton St, Strand London.
Rare coloured aquatint. 270 x 195mm (10¾ x 7¾"). Trimmed within plate.
A man abusing a carpenter using a plane on a plank of wood. By Joseph Lisle (1828 - 1830; fl), satirical designer and lithographic draughtsman who occasionally published his own work.
[Ref: 56616]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Poachers tossing for the odd Bird. Dang it Lad thee's won it.]
[Poachers tossing for the odd Bird. Dang it Lad thee's won it.]
H. Bewrthoud Del.t.
London, Published by Edward McLean at the Sporting Gallery 14 St Martin's C.t, Leicester Square [n.d., c.1825].
Rare aquatint with hand colour. Sheet 245 x 215mm (9¾ x 8½"). Trimmed within plate.
Two poachers toss a coin to decide who should get the extra pheasant.
[Ref: 56536]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Raphael's Prophetic Messenger Almanack 1862. Hieroglyphic for the eventful year 1862.
Raphael's Prophetic Messenger Almanack 1862. Hieroglyphic for the eventful year 1862. Herin the Aspect of the Heavens learn / And of the times the mystic Signs discern.
Symbols by Raphael. Drawn by T.H. Jones.
Chromolithograph. Sheet 250 x 315mm (9¾ x 12½"). Splits inbinding folds.
The allegorical frontispiece to 'Raphael's Prophetic Messenger Almanack', with an astrologer reading symbols in an arcane book. Britannia broods over a scroll marked 'Dissolution'. Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of Italy, stands on another marked 'The Press'. In the background the American Civil War rages, with a ragged Stars and Stripes (stars arranged as a circle of nine, with a tenth at the centre).
See BM 1902,1011.9731 for one from the series dated 1863.
[Ref: 56725]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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O The Roast Beef of Old England.
O The Roast Beef of Old England.
Designed by Wm. Hogarth. Engraved by T. Cook.
Published by G.G. & J. Robinson Paternoster Row, Dec.r 1st 1797.
Engraving. 390 x 470mm (15¼ x 18½"), watermarked 'J Whatman 1794'. Crease in top corner.
Hogarth's revenge for being arrested as a spy while sketching the English arms on the Gate of Calais. He has included a self-portrait on the left. Hogarth's visit to France was an unsuccessful one and he included various references to what he perceived as the ills of the French nation, from idolatry to religious hypocrisy, in this scene. Hogarth's painting of the subject, 'The Calais Gate' is in the Tate Britain gallery, London. From Thomas Cook's ''The Whole Works of the Celebrated William Hogarth, as Originally Published'', issued in parts between 1791 and 1802.
[Ref: 56753]   £320.00  
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Jack.
Jack.
M.E. del H. Pyall sc.
London Pub.d June 1, 1825, by J. Brooker, 5, Southampton Row. Russel Square.
Hand-coloured etching and aquatint, sheet 180 x 135mm (7 x 5¼"). Cut and tipped into backing sheet. Light staining around the edges.
A sailor dancing a jig raises his pipe in his left hand on the shore; ships on the sea beyond. One of seven prints of people personifying types of fish and a crab. After M Egerton (1821 - 1827; fl.), humorous designer and social satirist; apparently an amateur since he often signed as 'Esq'. Henry Pyall (1795-1833) etcher and aquatinter, often worked after 'M.E.'
[Ref: 56523]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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The School of Eloquence.
The School of Eloquence.
A. Robertson fecit [after Thomas Rowlandson].
[n.d., c.1800.]
Etching with hand-colouring, 18th century watermark 265 x 360mm (10½ x 14¼"), very large margins. Small repaired tear in title, creases.
'The interior of a fashionable debating society of the period; the members are the quality of both sexes' (Grego). One member uses an ear trumpet; another takes snuff. Social satire after an early drawing by Thomas Rowlandson, first published by Archibald Robertson in 1780. This later state has the publication line effaced.
Grego vol. 1, p.98; an early impression is in the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
[Ref: 56612]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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A Shilling Fare to a Christmas Dinner,
A Shilling Fare to a Christmas Dinner, or, Just in Pudding Time [...]
Drawn & Etched by Theodore Lane Eng.d b Geo. Hunt
Pub.d by Geo. Hunt 18 Tavistock St, Covent Garden [c.1826]
Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring, sheet 320 x 235mm (12½ x 9¼"). Cut. Some staining in right.
A smartly-dressed gentleman steps out of a carriage and is hit in the face with mud pie. The assailant is the boy in the foreground on the right, who was aiming for his friend (far left).
Hickman p.95
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Sketches by Travellers. Plate 1st
Sketches by Travellers. Plate 1st Tiger-Hunting is a delightful sport whilst you hunt him - but not half so pleasant when he takes it into his head to hunt you!
[Monogram of Paul Pry, pseudonym of William Heath] Esq. Del.
Pub by T McLean 26 Haymarket where political and other caricatures are daily Published.
Etching. Sheet 260 x 360mm (10¼ x 14¼"). Trimmed close to printed border.
Hunters on an elephant panic as a tiger charges them. Etched by William Heath and part of a series which also included scenes in the Scottish Highlands, Germany, Netherlands, China and Arctic.
[Ref: 56593]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Southwark Fair.
Southwark Fair.
Designed by Wm. Hogarth. Engraved by T. Cook.
Published April the 1st 1796 by G.G. & J. Robinson Paternoster Row, London.
Engraving. 370 x 470mm (14½ x 18½")
A view of Borough High Street during the licentious Southwark Fair, held every September until it was banned by the Court of Common Council in 1762. Among the chaos are musicians, gamblers and James Figg, boxer and sword-fighter. From Thomas Cook's ''The Whole Works of the Celebrated William Hogarth, as Originally Published'', issued in parts between 1791 and 1802.
[Ref: 56755]   £360.00  

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Strolling Players.
Strolling Players.
Designed by W. Hogarth. Engraved by T. Cook.
[London Published by G.G. & J. Robinson Paternoster Row February 1st 1800.]
Engraving. Sheet 435 x 555mm (17 x 21¾") Trimmed within plate, losing publication line. 1cm of image on left cut and replaced. Laid on archival tissue.
A company of touring players dressing and rehearsing their parts in 'Devil to Pay in Heaven' in a ramshackle barn. It records the 'strolling actresses' soon to be put out of work by the Licensing Act of 1737, which required all plays to be reviewed by the Examiner of Plays, under the supervision of the Lord Chamberlain. From Thomas Cook's ''The Whole Works of the Celebrated William Hogarth, as Originally Published'', issued in parts between 1791 and 1802.
[Ref: 56750]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Teetotaler.
The Teetotaler. Do you call yourself a regular Teetotaler and stop at the l'eventh Cup Mister Brown? Why I've drunk 16 and aint half done.
Alvey, lith. London Rd.
[n.d. c.1840.]
Fine coloured lithograph. Sheet 280 x 230mm (11 x 9"). Slight surface soiling, backed on archival tissue.
A comic sketch. A man surrounded by three women sits down to drink some tea, although unknown to him, the lady to the right is filling his cup up with whisky before she puts the tea in. The youngest lady, seated opposite holding the teapot is so absorbed by the whole ordeal that she pours onto the tray rather than into the cups.
[Ref: 56624]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Uproar House!!!
The Uproar House!!!
Satirist inv.t. W H Ekoorb [Brooke] del.t et sculp.t.
Satirist 1st June 1813.
Very fine coloured etching. 350 x 450mm (13¾ x 17¾"). Trimmed to printed border lower right for binding, folds as normal.
A performance on 1st May 1813 of Charles-Louis Didelot's 'Psyche et l'Amour' (for which he invented wires to enable characters to fly) is interrupted by a riot caused by Angelica Catalani refusing to sing until she was paid. Soldiers storm the stage with bayonets and the orchestra scatters. Ballet interest.
See BM 12133 for an extensive description
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As Sour as Verjuice.
As Sour as Verjuice.
Drawn by ME Engraved by G. Hunt
London Published by Tho.s McLean 26 Haymarket 1827
Hand-coloured etching with aquatint, sheet 360 x 205mm (14 x 8"). Cut and tipped into backing sheet. With possible printers crease.
Man in a restaurant rings its service bell, knocking over a candle in the process, seemingly in response to the sourness of his wine. 'As sour as verjuice [vinegar]' was a common simile, for instance "he looked at me as sour as verjuice" (Thomas Dekker, 'The Shoemaker's Holiday', 1600). After M Egerton (1821 - 1827; fl.), humorous designer and social satirist; apparently an amateur since he often signed as 'Esq'.
Hickman p.72. State II of II. BM Satires undescribed.
[Ref: 56521]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Innocent Amusements.
Innocent Amusements. Filling a Water-Butt with a spoon.
Ego. Del.t
Hand coloured etching sheet 275 x 185mm (10¾ x 7¼). Cut and tipped into backing sheet. Slightly time stained.
A man carefully transfers water from a pond/lake/river up some steps and into a barrell using a spoon. Ego is the pseudonym of amateur M Egerton (1821 - 1827; fl.) based on a pun of his initialls M.E.
[Ref: 56550]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sir Matthew Wood] A View in the Justice, Room, Guildhall.
[Sir Matthew Wood] A View in the Justice, Room, Guildhall.
Drawn Etch.d. & Pub.d by Rich.d. Dighton. 1819.
Hand coloured etching. Sheet 180 x 210mm (7 x 8¼"). Trimmed to image on three sides, laid on album paper with letter addressed to Wood.
Portrait of alderman Sir Matthew Wood, 1st Baronet (1768-1843), robed, leaning over a desk pointing his quill.
[Ref: 56614]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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