A new humourous medley : as it was performed on the evening after the proclamation of peace, at Sawney Mac Stewart's, the Thistle and Crown, in Great Britain.

Published/Created:
[London]
Printed for J. Williams, next the Mitre Tavern, Fleet-Street
[22 March 1763]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : 1 etching ; sheet 37 x 22 cm.
Notes:
Caption title in letterpress, below image
Imprint from Stephens.
Description based on imperfect impression; sheet trimmed within plate mark at top and below letterpress, with loss of imprint.
Below title: Adapted to proper tunes in the English, Irish, Welch and Scotch taste, inscribed to all true lovers of Old England.
Two columns of verse below title, comprising the text of the song, divided by a vertical line of ornamental floral type: "Recitative. 'Twas on that memorable Day, When thro' the streets, with loud Huzza! ...
Suckling; 1922; Acquisitions no.:922-0-3-62.
Abstract:
A broadside satirising the Peace Treaty with France, and the involvements of Lord Bute, Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, Lord Carteret, and William Pitt; with an etching showing four men sitting at a table with a punch bowl and candlesticks, drinking and smoking pipes; in the background four men standing. The song includes references to Sawney, Taffey, Paddy, and Will English, Scotch, Welsh, Irish, and English characters.
Associated Names:
Williams, John, fl. 1760-1814 [Publisher]
Topics:
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792
Carteret, John, Earl Granville, 1690-1763
Eating & drinking
Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778
Tableware
Treaty of Paris (1763) -- Poetry
Williams-Wynn, Watkin, Sir, 1692-1749
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1763
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1763
Songs -- England -- 1763
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
763.03.22.01.1+
Orbis Record:
8466502
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr02321
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10713160
PID:
digcoll:940824