Beauties of Greece, or, Luxuries of the Kremlin [graphic] : vide Brighton vagaries, a kitchen frolic.

Creator:
Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 24.8 x 35.2 cm, on sheet 25.6 x 41.8 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image; the letters "as" in "grease" have been scored through and the letters "ec" etched above, forming the word "Greece."
Printmaker and date of publication from British Museum catalogue.
Plate numbered "335" in upper right corner.
Plate from: Woodward, G.M. Caricature magazine, or Hudibrastic mirror. London : Thomas Tegg, [1808?], v. 5.
Abstract:
"The Regent, very tipsy, one leg on the supper-table, leans back in his chair, putting a hand under the chin of each of two very fat maidservants who stand one on each side. One (left) stands with her back to the fire where a large steak is grilling; she holds a pair of steak-tongs and a glass of wine. He says to her: "Dolly I admire your Chops and now for your Rump I shall find out the beauties of the Kremline in time! Dolly I have a great mind to make you a Dutchess you'll make a nice fat Dutchess, and Cis here shall be a Countess. Should you like to be a Dutchess Dolly?" She answers: "Any thing your Hiness chuses to make me!" General Bloomfield has risen from his chair (right) to hand a glass of wine to the other, saying, "Come Cis take a glass of Claret my girl Countesses [sic] a countess should drink nothing but Claret." Men cooks and soldiers crowd in a doorway (right) to watch. One (? Carême) says: "Got tam! vat he go do Dolly? My Dolly!" Another says to him: "Ah ha! I think you are done with Monr Fricasee." On the table are decanters, &c., and two candelabra. See British Museum Satires No. 13208, &c. The Pavilion, with its onion domes, was called the little Kremlin."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Beauties of grease, or, Luxuries of the Kremlin
Topics:
Bloomfield, Benjamin Bloomfield,--Baron,--1768-1846--Caricatures and cartoons.
George--IV,--King of Great Britain,--1762-1830--Caricatures and cartoons.
Johnstone, Henry Arthur--Ownership.
Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845, publisher.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1819.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1819.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Source Title:
Caricature magazine, or, Hudibrastic mirror.
Call Number:
75
W87
807 v.5
Folio 75 W87 807 v.5
Orbis Record:
12899564
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr12056
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 9, no. 13212
OID:
16033957
PID:
digcoll:2810369