To the natives of the parish of St Giles's Cripplegate, London ... [graphic] / J. Sturt sc.

Creator:
Saint Giles without Cripplegate Parish Church (London, England)
Published/Created:
[London]
[The Church stewards]
[ca. 1756]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching ; sheet 35 x 20.5 cm
Notes:
Title from first lines of text etched below image.
Date of publication based on the manuscript signatures of the churchwardens and overseers, which are dated 1756-1757.
Text below title begins: Sir, you are desired to meet the rest of your parishioners on [blank] the [blank] of [blank] at [blank] ...
At top of plate, the arms of Sir Benjamin Maddow and the text: Ex dono Benj. Maddox Barrti. June 1709.
Sheet trimmed to plate mark on three edges.
Bernard Quaritch; July 2015.
Abstract:
An invitation to the ancient ceremony of beating the bounds, with a large view of St. Giles's from the south (figures include a strolling couple, a playing boy, and a cripple with his dog) and a vignette of the church. The form has blanks left for the signatures of the stewards as well as the date (day, month, and the two numbers for the decade) and place of dining to be written in by hand.
Variant Titles:
Sir, you are desired to meet the rest of your parishioners on [blank] the [blank] of [blank] at [blank]
Associated Names:
Sturt, John, 1658-1730 [Printmaker]
Topics:
Rites and ceremonies -- England -- London
Saint Giles without Cripplegate Parish Church (London, England)
Topics:
London (England) -- Social life and customs
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century
Blank forms
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1797
Invitations
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:
File 646 17-- D952+
Orbis Record:
12494849
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr32591
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
15489946
PID:
digcoll:2782035