Murphy Delaney [graphic] / Woodward del. ; Rowlandson sc.

Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
Published/Created:
Lond. :
Pub. June 15-1807 by T. Tegg, 111 Cheapside,
[15 June 1807]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 28 x 22.1 cm, on sheet 33 x 25 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Thirty-seven lines of verse below title: It was Murphy Delaney, so funny and frisky, popp'd in a sheebeen shop to get his skin full; and reel'd out again pretty well lin'd with whiskey, so fresh as a shamrock, and blind as a bull ...
Plate numbered "U. 2" in upper left corner and "4" in upper right corner.
Plate from: Woodward, G.M. Caricature magazine, or Hudibrastic mirror. London : Thomas Tegg, [1808?], v. 1.
Also issued separately.
"Price one shilling coloured."
Temporary local subject terms: Irishmen -- Sticks: Shillelage -- Physicians -- Clergy -- Parsons.
Abstract:
"An Irishman lays about him with a shillelagh. Elderly men flinch back; a doctor, parson, &c, sprawl on the floor (left); others flee from the room (right). A drunken Irishman is the subject of a coroner's inquest; when he proves that he is alive by attacking them, they maintain that since he is dead, their assailant must be his ghost ..."--British Museum online catalogue.
Topics:
Johnstone, Henry Arthur--Ownership.
Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845, publisher.
Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809, artist.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1807.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1807.
Watermarks (Paper)--J Whatman.--CtY-LW
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Source Title:
Caricature magazine, or, Hudibrastic mirror.
Call Number:
807.06.15.01
807.06.15.01 Impression 1
807.06.15.01 Impression 2
Folio 75 W87 807 v.1
Orbis Record:
8712147
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr10896
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 10927
Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 2, page 75
OID:
15814030
PID:
digcoll:2783058