"Ah, grant a me von letel bite" [graphic].

Published/Created:
London
Publishd. Decr. 1st, 1780, by W. Humphrey, No. 227 Strand
[1 December 1780]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching ; plate mark 18.7 x 14.0 cm, on sheet 20 x 16 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Printmaker from British Museum catalogue.
Abstract:
A foppishly dressed young man, intended to represent a starving Frenchman, is begging for a "letel bite" from a boy in a butcher's apron. The boy is holding a large bone in his hands and has a slab of beef ribs sticking out of his pocket.
Associated Names:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815 [Printmaker]
Humphrey, William, approximately 1740-approximately 1810 [Publisher]
Topics:
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley
Butchers
Clothing & dress -- England -- 1780
Dandies -- French
Harvey, Francis
Meat
National characteristics, French
Riviere & Son
Starvation
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1780
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1780
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:
780.12.01.01
Orbis Record:
6770826
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr04679
Volume/Enumeration:
View digital image of Lewis Walpole Library 780.12.01 G55 A3
OID:
10723453
PID:
digcoll:552802