Hobbies, or, Attitude is every thing [graphic] : dedicated with permission to all dandy horsemen.
[London] Pub. April 17, 1819, by T. Tegg, 111 Cheapside [17 April 1819]
1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 25.1 x 35.1 cm, on sheet 26 x 37 cm
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 9, no. 13406
Title etched below image; the second letter "e" in "every" is etched above the line, inserted with a caret. Questionably attributed to William Heath in the British Museum catalogue. Plate numbered "343" in upper right corner. Plate from: Woodward, G.M. Caricature magazine, or Hudibrastic mirror. London : Thomas Tegg, [1808?], v. 5. Also issued separately. Sheet trimmed to plate mark on top edge. Myers; May 1942. Bound in the set of five volumes, formerly owned by Henry Arthur Johnstone. Binding: red morocco with his initials stamped in gold on the front cover in a shield with crossed swords and three floral stamps above and one below; also four floral stamps on spine with volume number and spine title in gold: The caricature magazine. Leather endpapers with his ex libris blind stamped on front flyleaf -- a boat with large sail, with a cutout in the shape of the sun in upper left. 1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 25 x 35.1 cm, on sheet 25.6 x 41.8 cm. Watermark: 1817. Leaf 54 in volume 5.
"One dandy rides forward on a 'hobby', see British Museum Satires No. 13399, full-face, legs straddled, elbows akimbo. Another rides right to left, leaning back, just avoiding the former's back wheel, but striking the pole of his machine against the chest of a pedestrian who has tried to cross the road, and who screams with raised arms. In the background a third dandy (right) rides with bent knees and the back foot pointing upwards; a fourth (left) coasts with horizontal legs."--British Museum online catalogue.
Hobbies, or, Attitude is everything Attitude is every thing
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1819 Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1819 Watermarks (Paper) -- 1817 Watermarks (Paper) -- J. Whatman Turkey Mill
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