Wide-awake [graphic].

Creator:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching & stipple engraving with roulette on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 23.8 x 20.2 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Printmaker from British Museum catalogue.
Companion print to: "Fast-asleep."
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
CtY-LW
Abstract:
"A 'cit', ugly and elderly, sits full face at right angles to the fire (right). He has been suddenly awakened by two squalling cats behind him (left) and registers surprise and terror, with staring eyes and gaping, distorted mouth. Both hands are raised, and he has flung back the bandanna which covered his face. The room suggests prosperity: carved marble chimney-piece surmounted by mirror or picture, carpet, hearth-rug, low-backed arm-chair of modern shape."--British Museum online catalogue.
Topics:
Cats.
Clothing & dress--England--1800-1810.
Parlors.
Topics:
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
Harvey, Francis--Ownership.
Humphrey, Hannah, active 1774-1817, publisher.
Riviere & Son Binding.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1806.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1806.
Stipple engravings--England--London--1806.
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
Call Number:
806.11.01.02
806.1 1.01.02
Auchincloss Gillray v. 11
Orbis Record:
8551450
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr10704
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 10645
Wright, T. Works of James Gillray, the caricaturist with the history of his life and times, p. 343
Wright, T. Historical and descriptive account of the caricatures by James Gillray, no. 562
OID:
15813909
PID:
digcoll:2783070