1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; sheet 26.3 x 34.8 cm
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 1, no. 509 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 87 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), no. 78
Title engraved below image. Printmaker, state, publisher, and date from Paulson. Numbered "6."--Upper right corner. Lettered below image with verse beginning: She vow'd she would go see the sight and visit the distressed knight: and 'twas not long before she found him, and his stout squire in the pound ... Description based on imperfect impression; sheet trimmed within plate mark with loss of number in upper right corner. Purchased from John Grant, Ltd.; Edinburgh; August 1940; £20 Kinnaird lot; with Kinnaird bookplate; disbound at Yale. Formerly owned by Charles Kinnaird, 8th Lord Kinnaird of Inchture (1780-1826).
"Hudibras and Ralpho are in the stocks, the knight's boots, sword and pistols taking the place of the fiddle; a sympathetic widow, accompanied by her maid, addresses Hudibras while villagers gather round to mock, and a small boy urinates on Ralpho's foot."--British Museum online catalogue.
Butler, Samuel, 1612-1680 Children Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird, Baron, 1780-1826 Peasants Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958 Purtians -- England Servants Steevens, George, 1736-1800 Stocks (Punishment) Urination Widows
Great Britain -- History -- Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660 -- Humor -- Early works to 1800
Book illustrations Engravings -- England -- London -- 1726 Etchings -- England -- London -- 1726 Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1726
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