The York jig [graphic] / Ralph Juvenal Esqr. fect.

Creator:
Hook , Ralph, printmaker
Published/Created:
[London]
Pubd. Sep 9, 1788 by S.W. Fores No. 3 Piccadilly
[9 September 1788]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 35 x 24.8 cm., on sheet 38 x 27 cm.
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Ralph Juvenal alias for Ralph Hook? See British Museum catalogue.
Six lines of verse in two columns below title: See see the fair one by her guest betray'd. By York deserted, rivall'd by her maid ...
Alfred Bowditch Collection; December 1966; Acquisitions no.: 966-12-5-92.
Mounted to 41 x 31 cm.
Abstract:
"The Duke of York (right) dances a jig or hornpipe with a housemaid wearing a mob-cap and apron, who holds up a broom. The mistress of the house sits on a settee against the wall, watch-them with gestures of rage and indignation. Two men, blowing wind-instruments, watch from a musicians' gallery (left), on which is inscribed 'Horns! Horns! Horns!' Under the gallery persons are indicated turning their backs on the dancers. After the title is etched: 'Hic est, cujus amans hospita capta dolo est.' Beneath are the verses:'See See the fair one by her Guest betray 'd, By York deserted - rivall'd by her Maid T-r-n-l, lovely Bride, no longer mourn His love, since Spider Brushers serve his Turn, The Cook maid next will strike this loving Man With Kissing Crusts, & Meat sops in the Pan.'"--British Museum online catalogue.
Associated Names:
Fores, S. W. [Publisher]
Topics:
Couples
Dance
Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany, 1763-1827
Musicians
Sconces
Tyrconnel, Sarah Hussey
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1788
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1788
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
788.09.09.01+ Impression 1
Orbis Record:
8109860
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr06484
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10731032
PID:
digcoll:553749