Burning [the] rumps at Temple-barr [graphic] / W. Hogarth inv., delin., et sculp.
[London] [Philip Overton and John Cooper] 
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 275 x 514 mm, on sheet 286 x 525 mm
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 1, no. 514 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 92 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (lst ed.), no. 83
Title engraved below image. State, publisher, and date from Paulson. Caption on either side of title, begins: "That Beastly Rabble that came down. From all the Garretts in the Town ..." Numbered "11" above and to the right of the upper margin. One of twelve large illustrations for Samuel Butler's Hudibras, 1725/6. Sotheby's, F.E. Sotheby Sale, lot 215 (Hogarth's works) to Maggs for W.S. Lewis; 21 Nov. 1955; Acquisition no.: 955-11-21-93. Purchased as a bound collection of 97 prints with Sotheby bookplate; disbound January 1984. Formerly owned by Frederick Edward Sotheby of Ecton, Northants, 1837-1909.
A riot in the street beside Temple Bar, the western boundary of the City of London, with the mob hanging and burning effigies of the members of the Rump Parliament; an effigy of Hudibras is carried in from the right on a pole by a man who carries in his other hand a sign "Down wth the Rumps"; he is followed by a crowd of men gesturing with sticks, brooms, and other tools. Rumps of beef burn over fires in the street.
Butler, Samuel, 1612-1680 Crowds Effigies Executions in effigy Fires Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958 Puritans -- England Riots Signs (Notices) Sotheby, Frederick Edward, 1837-1909 Steevens, George, 1736-1800 Temple Bar (London, England)
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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