Noscitur ex naso [graphic] : nosee nosee / J. Ironmonger inv.

Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper ; sheet 17 x 11 cm
Notes:
Attributed to Mary Darly in dealer's description.
Date of publication from the British Museum catalogue. Based on the building of new Newgate Prison which began in 1770 and was completed after 1780.
Imperfect; sheet trimmed within plate mark with partial loss of artist statement from lower left corner. Missing text supplied from impression in the British Museum, registration no.: 1868,0808.13117.
The figure in the print is identified on the British Museum impression, "Sharp, an ironmonder in Leadenhall Street." The London directory for 1780 James Sharpe, Ironmonger is at 15 Leadenhall Street.
Title etched below image.
Abstract:
"Whole length caricature portrait of a man sitting on a four-legged stool in profile to the right. He has a large sharp nose. In his left hand he holds a paper inscribed "Newgate Contract". On the ground are two papers, one inscribed "To Mr Nic", the other, "Speech agt City Place Bill". He is plainly and neatly dressed, his wig in a tight pigtail queue."--British Museum online catalogue.
Topics:
Noses.
Topics:
Darly, M. (Mary), attributed name. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no93008197
Sharpe, James,--active 1780.
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Caricatures.
Etchings--England--London--1780.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1780.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
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:
780.00.00.161
Orbis Record:
13567132
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36408
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5760
OID:
16702974
PID:
digcoll:4677784