A batch of peers [graphic].

Published/Created:
London
Pubd. Jany. 6, 1792 by William Holland, No. 50 Oxford Street
[6 January 1792]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 27.3 x 40.3 cm, on sheet 30 x 43 cm
Notes:
Title etched at bottom of image.
Printmaker identified as Richard Newton in the British Museum online catalogue.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Alfred Bowditch Collection; December 1966; Acquisitions no.: 966-12-5-139.
Watermark: I V.
Mounted to 32 x 46 cm.
Abstract:
Political satire: In a bakery, George III is shown putting into a baking oven a group of three heads wearing peers' coronets. He is assisted by Queen Charlotte and Pitt. On the table to the left are four more heads wearing coronets with more heads on the shelves to the left of the oven. Speech balloon above Pitt reads, "Blast this roll. it is the crookedest son of a bitch that ever came out of an oven." The king's speech balloon reads, "Such a batch and such a match, there never was I swear now, But how it all was brought about That's neither here nor there now. [...] doodle &c."
Associated Names:
Newton, Richard, 1777-1798 [Printmaker]
Holland, William, active 1782-1817 [Publisher]
Topics:
Bakeries
Baking
Charlotte, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, 1744-1818
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Kitchens
Ovens
Pitt, William, 1759-1806
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1792
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1792
Watermarks (Paper)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
792.01.06.01+
Orbis Record:
7793317
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr07394
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10732726
PID:
digcoll:551192