[London] Pub'd May 10th, 1787 by S.W. Fores, Piccadilly [1787, i.e. not before 1801]
1 print on laid paper : etching & stipple engraving, hand-colored ; sheet 42 x 55 cm.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 6, no. 7163
Title from item. Printmaker from George. Later state, with numbers and explanatory notes, hairs on the queen's face and further stippling on the king's face. Publication date inferred from watermark. Description based on imperfect copy; sheet trimmed within plate mark. Temporary local subject terms: Elizabeth Jefferies, d. 1802 -- Mr. Ashbridge, fl. 1787 -- Joah Bates, 1741-1799 -- Allusion to Sir John Wedderburn, 1704-1746? -- Chimney sweep's implements -- Singing lawyers -- Squeking pigs -- Fighting cats -- Dispute over Richmond's fortifications -- Child demons -- Ribbon of coalition -- Circular carpets -- Royal canopies -- Dogs: demon hounds -- Royal parsimony -- Birds: paraket -- Owls -- Kensington Common -- Literature: allusion to Peter Pindar's Ode upon ode -- Concerts: Antient music, 1787 -- Music: Serenata 'Solomon' by William Boyce -- Emblems -- Allusion to Jacobites -- Children: bous a kettle drums -- Richmond as a fishwoman -- Music books -- Performers in pyramid shape -- Star-shaped haloes -- Birch rods -- Toys: coral and bells -- Musical instruments -- Cherubs. Old Print Shop; March 1961; Acquisitions no.: 961-3-1-226. Watermark: R A 1801 on the left side of sheet; fleur-de-lis on the right side. Matted to 56 x 71 cm. Verso of former mount (49 x 60 cm), now laid in, with image in reverse of La belle assemblee.
Gillray, James, 1756-1815 [Printmaker] Fores, S. W. [Publisher]
Charlotte, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, 1744-1818 Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806 George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820 Mara, Gertrud El North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792 Pitt, William, 1759-1806 Williams-Wynn, Watkin, Sir, 1749-1789
Engravings -- England -- London -- 1801 Etchings -- England -- London -- 1801 Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1787 Watermarks (Paper)
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