"Don't tell me of Major Semple! Why Major Semple's no more to be compar'd to this here rascal, than I am, to my Lord Kenyon or Buonapartè!" [graphic] / J. Gillray ad. viv. fect.

Published/Created:
[London]
Publishd. Novr. 18th, 1801, by H. Humphrey, 27 St. Jamess [sic] Street, London
[18 November 1801]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching, aquatint, & stipple engraving on wove paper ; plate mark 25.4 x 20.5 cm, on sheet 26 x 21 cm
Notes:
Title from quotation etched above image.
Text below title: Townsend, Pole. Officer, Bow Street.
Temporary local subject terms: Swindler -- Thomas Ogle -- Major Semple -- William Smith -- Thomas Robison -- Batty -- Captain Johnson -- Thomas Bashford -- Robertson -- Lieut. Colt. Cs. Pullen.
Walter Schatzki; January 1964; Acquisitions no.: 964-1-1-82.
Watermark: J Ruse 1799.
Abstract:
"Bust portrait in an oval. Scarcely a caricature but a study in facial expression of a cornered swindler. A man, fashionably dressed, but with dishevelled hair, gazes fixedly to the left, with pursed mouth and wrinkled forehead. Below the design is a list of eight names ('alias' repeated seven times) beginning: 'Mr Thos Ogle (the Notorious Swindler) - by which Name he Married Two Wives', and ending: 'Vide - his Examinations before the Magistrates of Bow Street in Novr 1801'."--British Museum online catalogue.
Associated Names:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815 [Printmaker]
Gillray, James, 1756-1815 [Artist]
Humphrey, Hannah, active 1774-1817 [Publisher]
Topics:
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley
Harvey, Francis
Riviere & Son
Language:
English
Genre:
Aquatints -- England -- London -- 1801
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1801
Portrait prints -- England -- 1801
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1801
Stipple engravings -- England -- London -- 1801
Watermarks (Pape
Watermarks (Paper) -- J Ruse -- 1799
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
801.11.18.01
Orbis Record:
8332679
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr10201
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
15813521
PID:
digcoll:2782586