Hospitality kicking avarice out of doors, or, New tenants at a mansion house [art original] / J.N. 1799.

Creator:
Nixon, John, -1818, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : pen and ink and wash on wove paper ; sheet 30.1 x 41.3 cm
Notes:
"Sold by all the printsellers in London, Nov. 9, 1799"--Written above title.
John Nixon, who died in 1818, is described by Dorothy George as a 'merchant officer of the Bank of England and secretary of the Beefsteak Club, water-colourist and occasional caricaturist'.
Original design for a print published 9 November 1799. For an impression of the print etched after this drawing, see Library of Congress call no.: PC 3 - 1799 - Hospitality kicking avarice ouf of doors (A size) [P&P].
Purchased from Jarndyce, November 2018.
Signed with initials and dated by the artist in lower left corner.
Title written below image.
Abstract:
The caricature depicts the new Lord Mayor of London, Harvey Combe, surrounded by a desperate looking group of people both rich and poor, who kneel, beg and petition him for unknown causes. The outgoing Lord Mayor, Sir Richard Glyn, who was notoriously spendthrift during his period in office, is seen being kicked out of the Mansion House holding a bag inscribed 'savings'.
Variant Titles:
New tenants at a mansion house
Topics:
Cats.
Dogs.
Interiors.
Kicking.
Pleading (Begging)
Politicians--England.
Poor persons.
Topics:
Combe, Harvey Christian,--1752-1818--Caricatures and cartoons.
Glyn, Richard Carr,--Sir,--1755-1838--Caricatures and cartoons.
Language:
English
Genre:
Ink drawings--British--19th century.
Wash drawings--British--19th century.
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:
Drawings N736 no. 8
Orbis Record:
13858258
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr37314
Citation:
John Nixon, Hospitality Kicking Avarice out of Doors, or, New tenants at a Mansion House. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16706457
PID:
digcoll:4684299