The gig shop, or, Kicking up a breeze at Nell Hammiltons hop [graphic] / Rowlandson del.

Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 24 x 35 cm
Title etched below image; the letter "z" in "breeze" is etched backwards.
Reissue, with first half of imprint statement burnished from plate.
Date of publication based on earlier state with the complete imprint "Pubd. Febry. 16, 1811, by Thos. Tegg, No. 111 Cheapside." Cf. No. 11796 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 9.
Plate from: Woodward, G.M. Caricature magazine, or Hudibrastic mirror. London : Thomas Tegg, [1808?], v. 2.
Also issued separately.
"Price one shilling."--Following imprint.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Cf. Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 2, pages 199-200.
Temporary local subject terms: Chandelier -- Violin.
"Scene in a dance-room, which is roughly panelled, has a low platform across one end, and a small gallery (right) with a fiddler and a man blowing a French horn; it is lit by a hanging chandelier. In the centre two men face each other in boxing attitudes; one is stripped to the waist, the other to the shirt. Women stand behind them, alarmed or interested. A woman has fainted and is supported by a man who administers smelling-salts. On the right a wild scuffle is going on: two termagants seize each other by the hair, a third, on the ground, pulls down one of the combatants; they resemble prostitutes of St. Giles. Others are comelier and better dressed. Women and men stand on the platform watching with amused interest; one or two women register alarm or concern; on the right are two ugly old bawds."--British Museum online catalogue, description of an earlier state.
Variant Titles:
Kicking up a breeze at Nell Hammiltons hop
Teggs caricatures ; no. 56
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
Harvey, Francis--Ownership.
Johnstone, Henry Arthur--Ownership.
Riviere & Son Binding.
Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845, publisher.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1811.
Watermarks (Paper)--1817.--CtY-LW
Watermarks (Paper)--Charles Wise.--CtY-LW
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Source Title:
Caricature magazine, or, Hudibrastic mirror.
Call Number:
Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 11
Folio 75 W87 807 v.2
Orbis Record:
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
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