Tom Tack's ghost [graphic].

Creator:
Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830, printmaker.
Published/Created:
London :
Pub. by T. Tegg, 111 Cheapside,
Feb. 7-1808.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with stipple on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 27.7 x 20.4 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Printmaker identified as Charles Williams in the British Museum online catalogue.
Forty lines of verse below title: I courted Polly of Spithead, and ax'd her to be married; at first she was most cruel kind, but she prov'd false as you shall find ...
Plate numbered "38" in upper right corner.
Plate from: Woodward, G.M. Caricature magazine, or Hudibrastic mirror. London : Thomas Tegg, [1808?], v. 1.
Also issued separately.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
CtY-LW
Abstract:
"Heading to an engraved song. Two sailors stand in a man-of-war; hammocks are slung from the roof, guns project from port-holes. One (left) is wrapped in a sheet over his sailor's dress. The other relates how he shot Tom Tack who 'com'd from Boney-Ayrs', in a quarrel over Polly of Spithead. Tom visited him wrapped in a sheet, but is threatened with a rope's end. ..."--British Museum online catalogue.
Topics:
Johnstone, Henry Arthur--Ownership.
Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845, publisher.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1808.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1808.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Source Title:
Caricature magazine, or, Hudibrastic mirror.
Call Number:
808.02.07.01
Folio 75 W87 807 v.1
Orbis Record:
8799729
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr10987
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 11154
OID:
15814092
PID:
digcoll:2783102