Title engraved below image. Title from Paulson: Hudibras and the Skimmington. State, publisher, and date from Paulson. Caption on either side of title, begins: "This said, they both advanc'd, and rode a dog-trot through the bawling crowd ..." Description based on imperfect impression; loss of text on lower edges and second section of verse; sheet trimmed to plate mark. CtY-LW
A riotous scene in a country village where a shrewish wife and hen-pecked husband are mocked by their neighbors, cuckold's horns and a petticoat are held aloft while "rough music" is played; Hudibras rides into the crowd to protest at what he describes as a Devil's Procession.
Great Britain--History--Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660--Humor--Early works to 1800.
Butler, Samuel,--1612-1680.--Hudibras--Illustrations. Cooper, John, fl. 1726-1737, publisher. Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist. Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird,--Baron,--1780-1826--Ownership. Overton, Philip, -1751, publisher. Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership. Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership.
Book illustrations. Engravings--England--London--1726. Etchings--England--London--1726. Satires (Visual works)--England--1725.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 1, no. 510 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 88 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), no. 79
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