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A Democrat.
A Democrat.
[after Robert Dighton.]
424. London: Bowles & Carver., No.69 St. Paul's Church Yard [n.d., c.1797].
Mezzotint with strong original colour.180mm x 140mm (7''x 5''). Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
A Jacobin brandishes a dagger titled 'fraternity' as he carrries papers on equality & assasination, Paine's Rights of Man and an illustration of a many-headed hydra. A picture of a guillotine on the wall suggests his future. American interest.
BM Satires 9103.
[Ref: 52127]   £520.00  
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Up to Every Thing.
Up to Every Thing.
[after Robert Dighton.]
360. Printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver., No 69 St Paul's Church Yard, London [n.d., c.1774).
Mezzotint with strong original colour. 170mm x 140mm (7'' x 5''). Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
A busty St Giles beauty wearing a bright bonnet and scarf.
[Ref: 52130]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Pair] D_D Angelic pon honour - fascinating Creature monstrous hansome!! D_m me if she isnt a divinity!!
[Pair] D_D Angelic pon honour - fascinating Creature monstrous hansome!! D_m me if she isnt a divinity!! for further Particulars enquire of the Original. [&] May I die if there is'nt Sir George!! _ charming man!! as I live he's looking this way _ O! the dear fellow!! Vide the Opera boxes.
[George Cruikshank]
London Publish'd by W. S. Fores 50 Piccadilly Augt 9th 1817.
Pair of coloured etchings. Sheets 330 x 225mm (13 x 8¾"), Lady watermarked 1815. Trimmed to plate, slight loss made up bottom left of 2nd item.
A dandy ogles an unseen woman through his monocle; and a lady in an opera box, wearing a revealing dress, scans a man with her opera glass.
BM Satires 12950 & 12951
[Ref: 52034]   £360.00   view all images for this item
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The New Minister or_ As it should be.
The New Minister or_ As it should be.
Argus del.t. [Charles Williams].
Pub'd Feb.y 1806 by Walker No7 Cornhill.
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 235 x 345mm (9¼ x 13½"). Edged with red linen paper browned, damaged, holes in top edge to be pinned up on wall.
George III steps from the throne to the front of the dais to inspect Charles James Fox through his glass, as Baron Grenville introduces him. Following Pitt's death earlier in 1806. Greville had formed the 'Ministry of All Talents' and offered Fox the position of Foreign Secretary, which he accepted. A rare early presentation.
BM Satires: 10528.
[Ref: 52015]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Irish Decency !!! No 1. 364
Irish Decency !!! No 1. 364
Etched by G. Cruik.
Pub.d August 25 1819 by T, Tegg 111 Cheapside London.
Coloured etching. Sheet 240 x 350mm (9½ x 13¾"). Trimmed within plate.
A gouty magistrate, identified as 'the Hon. Sir Thomas McKenny' (1770-1849), Mayor of Dublin, hearing a complaint about the lack of decency shown by men cooling themselves in the Royal Canal, promises to teach them a lesson by taking away their clothes.
BM Satire 13397.
[Ref: 52090]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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A Lawyer and his Agent. 628
A Lawyer and his Agent. 628
Printed for & Sold by Bowles and Carver, No 69 St Paul's Church Yard, London. Published as the Act directs, 18 April, 1795.
Coloured mezzotint. 355 x 255mm (14 x 10") very large margins.
A lawyer sits in his study, with the Devil's arm around his shoulders. He works through briefs concerning cases of debt. The Devil holds one detailing a debt of £2 incurring £40 of costs. On the wall behind is a picture of a shark gobbling up smaller fish.
BM Satires 3765.
[Ref: 52102]   £490.00  
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A Scene at Margate.
A Scene at Margate.
[Engraved by W. Clerk, after T. C. Wilson.]
[Published by F. Glover, Water Lane, Fleet Street.] [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Trimmed, losing inscriptions.
A pretty girl walking along a low pier lifts her skirts to avoid the wash from the sea, exposing her legs. A plate from no.129 of 'The Fly'.
[Ref: 52065]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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a Riddle expounded or the Dignity of a Parsons Horse.
a Riddle expounded or the Dignity of a Parsons Horse.
Woodward del.t.
London Pub.d [July 6th. 1807] by Thos. Tegg 111 Cheapside. Price 1sh Collored.
Hand coloured etching. Sheet 235 x 335mm
A jovial countryman leans on a rustic railing addressing a fat elderly parson on horseback. He asks "Ha! Ha - the knaust Doctor I be a rum fellow, - Canst thee tell me - why - a Parsons Horse be like a King?" The parson answers with a grin: "Why you rogue, because it is guided by a Minister." Etched by Charles Williams (1797 - 1830; active) after George Moutard Woodward (c.1760 - 1809).
BM Satires: 11617.
[Ref: 52098]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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The humorous thought of a schoolboy.
The humorous thought of a schoolboy.
[after Robert Dighton.]
222. Printed for Bowles & Carver,. No'69 in St Paul's Churchyard, London [n.d., c.1774].
Mezzotint with strong original colour. 170mm x 140mm (7''x 5''). Framed. Unexamined out of frame. Tear in title
A schoolboy about to be beaten by his master drops his trousers to reveal a face painted on his backside. Two spheres on wall over fireplace.
See BM Satires 4535 for larger version. Similar to Ref: 52131.
[Ref: 52129]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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A Droll Thought of Tom the Schoolboy,
A Droll Thought of Tom the Schoolboy, or two Heads better than one.
136. London, Printed for Robert Sayer. No 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 10. Sept 1787.
Mezzotint. 250 mm x 210mm (10'' x 8''). Framed. Unexamined out of original maple frame. Time stained.
A schoolmaster prepares to flog a pupil, laughs to discover a face drawn on the boy's bottom. A map hangs on the back wall.
Similar to Ref: 52129.
[Ref: 52131]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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Smugglers Alarmed. Fly No 6. [&] Smugglers Attacked.
Smugglers Alarmed. Fly No 6. [&] Smugglers Attacked.
W. Clerk, lith, 202 High Holborn.
[Published by F. Glover, Water Lane, Fleet Street.] [n.d., c.1840.]
Pair of lithographs. Sheets 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Trimmed, losing publisher's inscriptions.
Two scenes: in the interior of a cottage the smugglers hear the approaching excise men; then the door is forced open and shots are fired. From 'The Fly' magazine.
[Ref: 52066]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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[Smuggling] What Cheer Brother, mayhap you'r taking an observation?
[Smuggling] What Cheer Brother, mayhap you'r taking an observation? / Not I bless you, I'm only taking a bit of a sketch._
Drawn on Stone by B.R. Baker.
Printed at the National Gallery of Practical Science._ Adelaide Street, London. [n.d., c.1825.]
Fine hand coloured lithograph. Sheet 295 x 235mm (11¾ x 9¼").
A smuggler points his pistol at an artist sheltering under a cliff.
[Ref: 52063]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Smuggling] Bless Me what a fine Cordial!!
[Smuggling] Bless Me what a fine Cordial!! / "Cordial! that's no cordial! why it is a drop o real Hollands.
Drawn on Stone by B.R. Baker.
Printed at the National Gallery of Practical Science._ Adelaide Street, London. [n.d., c.1825.]
Fine hand coloured lithograph. Sheet 295 x 235mm (11¾ x 9¼").
A bluff smuggler gives a weedy man a sample from his cask. The 'National Gallery of Practical Science, Blending Instruction with Amusement' contained some 250 machines, devices and models such as a pocket thermometer, a gas mask, an oxyhydrogen microscope, a steam gun and, later, demonstrations of daguerreotypes, electricity and magnetism. It was situated in the Lowther Arcade, a glass-domed arcade near the Strand in London's West End until the 1840s, now the site of Coutts' Bank.
[Ref: 52062]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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S.t James's Day.
S.t James's Day.
[Published as the Act directs, August 5, 1793, by T. Prattent 46 Cloth Fair West Smithfield, London.]
Etching. Sheet 195 x 250mm (7¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate, losing publisher's inscription.
A street scene with a man and woman at a stall opening oysters. A barber kneels upon his wig-box to eat oysters, while a small boy picks his pocket of a comb. A blackened sweep looks at a single oyster in his hand. St. James's day is 25th July; one of his emblems is a shell.
BM Satires 8402
[Ref: 52038]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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What d'ye think of me?
What d'ye think of me?
[after Robert Dighton.]
434. London printed for Bowles & Carver, No69 St Paul's Church Yard. [n.d., c.1797.]
Mezzotint with strong original colour. 180mm x 140mm (7'' x 5''). Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
A portrait of a busty barmaid, with her hands on her hips. Standing and looking towards the right. Behind her is chalked ale house score board with tankards and glasses.
BM Satires 9103.
[Ref: 52128]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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