A fleet of transports under convoy [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London]
Printed for & sold by Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, no. 69 St. Pauls Church Yard, London
published as the act directs 9 Novr. 1781
Physical Description:
1 print : mezzotint on wove paper ; sheet 35.2 x 25.1 cm.
Notes:
Title from item.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Artist from Stephens.
Numbered '465' in lower left corner.
1 print : mezzotint ; sheet 37 x 26 cm.
Date erased from this impression and written in mss.: 1760
Abstract:
"A man (left) leads by a rope the foremost of a crowd of prisoners sentenced to transportation who follow him from left to right. The two foremost are bearded Jews. Behind comes a knock-kneed youth taking a pinch of snuff; a man behind him is gnawing a large bone. There are ten prisoners in all. The background is part of the fac╠žade of Newgate prison."--British Museum online catalogue.
Associated Names:
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793 [Publisher]
Dighton, Robert, 1752-1814 [Artist]
Topics:
Clothing & dress -- England -- 1780-1790
Jews
Newgate (Prison : London, England)
Prisoners -- England -- London -- 18th century
Language:
English
Genre:
Mezzotints -- England -- London -- 1781
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1781
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:
781.11.09.01+
Orbis Record:
6751615
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr04581
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10723390
PID:
digcoll:552121