The flying machine from Edinburgh in one day, perform'd by Moggy Mackensie at [the] Thistle and Crown [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London]
[E. Sumpter]
[1763]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching, on laid paper ; plate mark 12.1 x 9.8 cm., on sheet 19 x 12 cm.
Notes:
Reduced and reversed copy of: The flying machine from Edinburgh in one day, perform'd by Moggy Mackensie at the Thistle and Crown. Cf. Stephens.
Plate numbered '24' in upper right corner.
Plate from: The British antidote to Caledonian poison ... for the year 1762. ... [London] : Sold at Mr. Sumpter's bookseller, [1763].
Alfred Bowditch Collection; December 1966; Acquisitions no.: 966-12-2-217.
Mounted to 32 x 41 cm.
Abstract:
Satire of a witch carrying two Scotsmen on a broomstick from Edinburgh to London, the thistle being an emblemic reference to Scotland and the crown, to England. The coat of arms engraved at top of image with quote from Hopkins Junr. on left and Joel Chap. 2, Ver. 3. The title is a reference to Fingal by James MacPherson.
Associated Names:
Sumpter, Edward, fl. 1763-1787 [Publisher]
Topics:
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792
Language:
English
Genre:
Book illustrations -- England -- 1763
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1762
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1762
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:
762.09.25.02
Orbis Record:
8544004
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr02257
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10713125
PID:
digcoll:549332