Dame rat, and her poor little ones [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London]
Publish'd March 26th, 1782, by J. Browning, Oxford Street
[26 March 1782]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching ; plate mark 22.2 x 29.8 cm, on sheet 28 x 37 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Printmaker from British Museum catalogue.
Mounted to 33 x 45 cm.
Abstract:
Lord Hertford is depicted outside his house, receiving Charles James Fox (shown with a fox's head). Lady Hertford and seven of her children all have rat's heads and stand obsequiously attentive to their guest who ignores them.
Associated Names:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815 [Printmaker]
Topics:
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley
Clothing & dress -- England -- 1780-1790
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806
Harvey, Francis
Hertford, Francis Seymour-Conway, Marquess of, 1718-1794
Rats
Receiving lines
Riviere & Son
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1782
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1782
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:
782.03.26.01+ Impression 1
Orbis Record:
6763949
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr04926
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10723569
PID:
digcoll:552545