John Wilkes Esqr. [graphic] : drawn from the life & etch'd in aquafortis / by Willm. Hogarth.

Edition:
[State 1].
Published/Created:
[London]
[Wm. Hogarth]
publish'd according to act of Parliament May [the] 16, 1763
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper ; plate mark 35.5 x 24 cm, on sheet 40.8 x 28 cm
Notes:
Engraved title below image.
State, publisher, and date from Paulson.
"Price 1 shilling."
Gift of Richard Greenberg; May 2015.
Abstract:
Caricatured portrait of John Wilkes shown full-length and seated, holding the Staff of Maintenance mounted with a vessel similar to the Cap of Liberty against his shoulder. Copies of the North Briton newspapers and feather pen and ink well are place on the table to his left.
Variant Titles:
John Wilkes Esquire
Associated Names:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Printmaker]
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Legislators -- Great Britain -- 1763
Liberty caps
Wilkes, John, 1725-1797
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1763
Portraits -- England -- London -- 1763
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Hogarth 763.05.16.06.2+ Box 200
Orbis Record:
12536493
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr32585
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
15489942
PID:
digcoll:2754042