The hungry mob of scriblers and etchers [graphic] / Alexr. Mackenzie invt. et sculp. 1762.

Published/Created:
[England
s.n
1762]
Physical Description:
1 print on laid paper : etching ; sheet 29 x 18 cm.
Notes:
Publication date from Stephens.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Verse below image attributed by Stephens to Henry Howard.
Sixteen lines of verse, preceded by a quotation from Bible, below title: Let each scribler that will ply his needle or quill in despite of the beadle or gallow's [sic] ...
Temporary local subject terms: Bribery -- Pensions -- Writers -- Printmakers -- Prints: reference to Sawney Discoverd (Stephens 3825) -- Bible: quotation from Proverbs 25.21.
Alfred Bowditch Collection ; Dec. 1966 ; Acquisitions no.: 966-12-2-183.
Bowditch's note on mounting sheet: Truman Sale 1906.
An excerpt from John Almon's Bibliographical, literary & political anecdotes, describing Lord Bute's employment of writers and printmakers, transcribed by Bowditch on mounting sheet.
Mounted to 31 x 39 cm.
Associated Names:
Mackenzie, Alexander, fl. 1762 [Printmaker]
Topics:
Austin, William, 1721-1820
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792
Darly, Matthias
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784
Shebbeare, John, 1709-1788
Topics:
Howard, H.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1762
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1762
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
762.05.26.02.1
Orbis Record:
8524747
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr02164
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10713062
PID:
digcoll:549256