The representation of Thomas Topham the strong man [graphic] : who lifted three hogsheads of water, weighing 1836 £, the 28th of May 1741, in honour to Admiral Vernon : before thousands of people, in Bath-Street, Cold-Bath-Fields / C. Leigh delin. 1741.

Creator:
Toms, W. H. (William Henry), approximately 1700-1765, printmaker. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr97005276
Physical Description:
1 print : etching ; plate mark 28.6 x 21 cm, on sheet 36.9 x 27 cm
Notes:
"Price six-pence"--Following imprint.
Printmaker from the Catalogue of engraved British portraits.
Title etched below image.
Abstract:
"Portrait of Thomas Topham, taken on 28 May 1741; full length, standing slightly to right on high scaffold, preparing to lift three hogsheads full of water in Bath Street, London, in honour of Admiral Vernon's attack to capture Cartagena; after a drawing by Leigh."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Representation of Thomas Topham the strongman ...
Topics:
Barrels.
Bodybuilders.
Lifting & carrying.
Topics:
Leigh, C., active 1741-1756, artist.
Toms, W. H. (William Henry), approximately 1700-1765, publisher. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr97005276
Topham, Thomas,--approximately 1710-1749,--depicted.
Vernon, Edward,--1684-1757.--http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85231353
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1741.
Portrait prints.
Watermarks (Paper)--CtY-LW
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:
741.06.29.01+
Orbis Record:
13876931
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr37318
Citation:
Catalogue of engraved British portraits preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, v. 4, page 292
OID:
16706461
PID:
digcoll:4684295