John Wilkes Esqr. [graphic] : drawn from the life & etch'd in aquafortis / by Willm. Hogarth.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
[London] : [Wm. Hogarth], publish'd according to act of Parliament May [the] 16, 1763.
1 print : etching on laid paper ; plate mark 35.5 x 24 cm, on sheet 40.8 x 28 cm
Engraved title below image. State, publisher, and date from Paulson. "Price 1 shilling."
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.
John Wilkes Esquire
Legislators--Great Britain--1763. Liberty caps.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist. Wilkes, John,--1725-1797--Caricatures and cartoons.
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