The Q-n's ass in a band-box [graphic].

Creator:
Lane, Theodore, 1800-1828, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with stipple on wove paper, hand-colored ; sheet 28.9 x 22.8 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Attributed to Theodore Lane in the British Museum catalogue.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark on three sides.
CtY-LW
Abstract:
"The Queen, grossly caricatured, sits on a zebra which stands in a round band-box with a hinged and upturned lid inscribed 'a Present from Baro Bergami'. The zebra has the (profile) head of Wood, looking with greedy and imbecile satisfaction towards a sieve of food inscribed '[Wa]rden of St Catherine'. This is held out by two hands projecting from the left margin. The Queen, with a grin both calculating and insane, sits full-face, negligently holding reins attached to Wood's mouth, her left hand on her hip. She sits in a smaller (bottomless) band-box which surrounds her from hips to knees, the left leg, in frilled drawers, being thrust forward from beneath it. She wears a décolletée dress; on her head is an erection of feathers and flowers rising from a circlet inscribed 'Wood'. An owl (cf. British Museum Satires no. 14199) flies by her head. In the background is Brandenburgh House, in front of which is a braying ass."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Queen's ass in a band-box
Topics:
Owls.
Zebras.
Topics:
Bergami, Bartolomeo Bergami,--Baron.
Caroline,--Queen, consort of George IV, King of Great Britain,--1768-1821--Caricatures and cartoons.
Humphrey, G. (George), 1773-1831?, publisher.
Wood, Matthew,--Sir,--1768-1843--Caricatures and cartoons.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1821.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1821.
Format:
Image
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
821.01.22.XX
IN PROCESS
Orbis Record:
13128266
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr35506
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 10, no. 14110
OID:
16227161
PID:
digcoll:4083206