Title engraved below image. State, publisher, and date from Paulson. One of twelve large illustrations for Samuel Butler's Hudibras, 1725/6. Sheet trimmed to plate mark. CtY-LW
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. He is followed by a crowd of men gesturing with sticks, brooms, and other tools. Rumps of beef burn over fires in the street.
Burning the rumps at Temple-barr
Crowds. Effigies. Executions in effigy. Fires. Puritans--England. Riots. Signs (Notices)
Great Britain--History--Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660--Humor--Early works to 1800.
Butler, Samuel,--1612-1680.--Hudibras--Illustrations. Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist. Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird,--Baron,--1780-1826--Ownership. Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership. Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership. Temple Bar (London, England)
Book illustrations. Engravings--England--London--1726. Etchings--England--London--1726. Satires (Visual works)--England--1726.
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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 (1st ed.), no. 83
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